Hurricane Grace Makes Landfall in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

Hurricane Grace made landfall as a Category 1 storm just south of Tulum, Mexico, at around 4:45 am CDT on Thursday, August 19, carrying maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.

This footage by Alina Alvarez Lozano shows palm trees in Cancun blowing in the gusty wind.

The United States’ National Hurricane Center warned that hurricane conditions and a dangerous storm surge were expected along the eastern Yucatan Peninsula, and heavy rainfall over northern Yucatan and Veracruz state would likely produce flash and urban flooding as Grace moved westward. Credit: Alina Alvarez Lozano via Storyful

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