Tropical Storm Dorian weakens some in Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian is weakening some as it moves across the open Atlantic, far from land.

The storm’s maximum sustained winds were near 50 mph (80 kph) late Thursday.

Dorian is centered about 1,550 miles (2494 kilometers) east of the Northern Leeward Islands, off the coast of west Africa, and is moving west-northwest near 20 mph (32 kph).

Currently, there are no land threats from the storm.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Flossie is spinning in the Pacific, also far from land. Flossie’s maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (80 kph) but is expected to weaken. The storm is centered about 1,355 miles (2180.56 kilometers) west-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California and is moving farther out into the open ocean.

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