Former Tropical Storm Dolly made landfall in northeast Mexico Tuesday night and has since moved westward over the rugged terrain of the region producing flooding along its path.
While damaging winds are no longer a threat from Dolly, heavy rain can still produce flooding and mudslides into Thursday.
Total rain amounts of 75-150 millimeters (3-6 inches) are expected over the lower elevations of east-central and northeast Mexico. Rainfall amounts of 150-250 millimeters (6-10 inches) are expected over the higher terrain with local amounts over 375 millimeters (15 inches).
Rainfall reports indicate that more than 115 millimeters (4.5 inches) of rain has fallen in Tuxpan, south of where Dolly made landfall.
Farther north and west, 25-75 millimeters (2-3 inches) of rain was reported in Tampico and Ciudad Victoria through Wednesday morning.
The 24-hour rainfall reports from the Mexico Weather Service as of Wednesday morning include 101 millimeters (3.98 inches) in Tamesi, Tamaulipas, 94 millimeters (3.7 inches) in Tempoal, Veracruz, and 89 millimeters (3.50 inches) in Temamatla, San Luis Potosi.
Heavy rain resulted in a collapsed street and home in the port city of Veracruz, according to the Associated Press.
Hundreds of schools were closed on Wednesday due to the impacts of the storm across the Mexican states of Veracruz and Tamaulipas.
Rainfall associated with Dolly pushed northward into far southern Texas on Wednesday. Heavy rain totaled more than 25 millimeters (1 inch) in McAllen in less than 4 hours.
Moisture from Dolly combined with moisture from Norbert in the Pacific will ultimately be pulled across northern Mexico and the southwest United States where flooding will remain a concern through the weekend.