Tropical Storm Ingrid formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center reported.
As of 11 a.m., Ingrid had winds of 45 mph and was located about 60 miles east-northeast of Veracruz, Mexico. It was drifting to the west at 2 mph.
It is the ninth named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season.
The hurricane center predicts that the system will meander over the extreme southwestern Gulf of Mexico for the next two to three days. It is not forecast to strengthen into a hurricane.
Source: USA Today