Grace weakens to tropical depression

Grace has weakened to a tropical depression.

At 11 a.m., the center of the storm was about 1,235 miles east of the Lesser Antilles, or near latitude 14.3 north, longitude 42.8 west.

The storm was moving west toward Puerto Rico about 20 mph, with maximum sustained winds near 35 mph. Weakening is expected during the next 48 hours.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.