Tomas downgraded from hurricane to tropical storm

November 6, 2010 12:17


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MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center in Miami has downgraded Hurricane Tomas to tropical storm status as it moves northeastward through the Caribbean Sea.

The center of the storm was passing over the Turks and Caicos Islands early Saturday after brushing past Haiti on Friday.

The storm is about 30 miles (50 kilometers) north-northwest of Grand Turk Island and is packing maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (110 kph).

Hurricane warnings for Haiti and parts of the Bahamas have been replaced by tropical storm warnings.

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