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Kirk Weakens to Tropical Storm, Leslie Disorganized

Both storms remain no threat to land

Saturday, Sep 1, 2012  |  Updated 5:03 PM EDT
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Kirk Weakens to Tropical Storm, Leslie Disorganized

National Hurricane Center

The five-day forecast cone for Tropical Storm Kirk as of 11 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Tropical Storm Leslie was becoming less organized as it moved west-northwest Saturday.

As of 5 p.m., Leslie had maximum sustained winds at 65 mph and was moving at 18 mph. Leslie was located about 330 miles east-northeast of the Leeward Islands. 

Interactive Radar

The National Hurricane Center said Leslie is expected to turn toward the northwest Sunday with little change in strength.

Hurricane Guide 2012

Meanwhile, Kirk was downgraded to a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds at 65 mph.

As of 5 p.m., Kirk was located 665 miles southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland and 935 miles west-northwest of the Azores.

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