Hurricane Katia weakens to Category 1 storm

MIAMI - (AP) - Hurricane Katia has weakened to a Category 1 stormin the Atlantic and is expected to pass between the U.S. East Coastand Bermuda over Wednesday night and Thursday.

Katia's maximum sustained winds decreased early Wednesday to 90mph.

Though Katia isn't expected to hit land, the U.S. NationalHurricane Center says large swells could affect the East Coast,Bermuda, the Greater Antilles and parts of the Bahamas over thenext few days. A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bermuda.

Meanwhile, the hurricane center says a tropical depressionfarther out in the Atlantic is expected to become a tropical stormlater in the day. The depression has maximum sustained winds near35 mph.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The Bayonne Board of Education voted Wednesday evening 1 Nearly 300 Bayonne School District employees, including teachers, laid off
Bayonne layoffs 2 Bayonne layoffs
Students walked out of their classrooms Thursday morning 3 Nearly 300 Bayonne School District employees laid off; students walk out
Ruben Mondalto was able to wander away from 4 Toddler wanders away from Sayreville day care
Students walked out of their classrooms Thursday morning 5 Students walk out after Bayonne School District lays off nearly 300 employees

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE