According to the NHC, at 1:00 PM CDT (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Grace was located near latitude 20.5 North, longitude 89.5 West. Grace is moving toward the west near 18 mph (30 km/h). A general westward to west-northwestward motion is expected today, followed by a general westward to west-southwestward motion at a slower speed over the weekend.

On the forecast track, Grace is expected to continue to move across the Yucatan Peninsula during the next few hours, and move over the southwest Gulf of Mexico this evening through Friday. Grace is expected to make a second landfall on the mainland coast of Mexico late Friday or early Saturday.

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