Tropical Storm Marco (2008) facts for kids
|Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||October 6, 2008|
|Dissipated||October 7, 2008|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 65 mph (100 km/h)
|Lowest pressure||998 mbar (hPa); 29.47 inHg|
|Part of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season|
Tropical Storm Marco was the smallest tropical cyclone ever. It was the 13th named storm of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season. Marco started from a large storm over the northwestern Caribbean Sea during late September 2008. It later became a tropical depression. Marco reached its peak strength with winds of 65 miles per hour (100 km/h) on October 7. Marco hit land near Misantla, Veracruz. Because it was a very small storm, Marco caused little damage.
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