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Clouds gather from the outer bands of Tropical Storm Ernesto on a beach near the airport just outside of Jamaica's capital of Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday Aug. 5, 2012. Tropical Storm Ernesto is pushing for a brush with Jamaica on Sunday. (AP Photo/David McFadden)

Tropical storm Ernesto

Tropical Storm Ernesto

weakened to a depression as it traveled inland from the Gulf of Mexico

early on Aug. 10, but it sent wind gusts and showers across the state of Veracruz, home to some of Mexico's busiest ports and oil installations.