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Irene weakens slightly over NY state, forecast to move over Canada by Sunday night
MIAMI (AP) ' Forecasters say Irene has weakened slightly over New York state.
The National Hurricane Center said late Sunday morning that the tropical storm's maximum sustained winds had decreased to about 60 mph.
Irene was to continue weakening as it passes over New England, and it's expected to move over eastern Canada by Sunday night. It remains a massive storm, however, with powerful winds extending more than 300 miles from the center.
Forecasters say the storm is currently centered about 10 miles west of Danbury, Conn. It is moving to the north-northeast at 26 mph.