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Tropical Storm Lee crawls just off Louisiana's coast, wind speeds decrease
MIAMI (AP) ' Tropical Storm Lee has weakened as it crawls along the coast of Louisiana.
Its top sustained winds have dropped to 50 mph. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says that its center remains offshore, but its winds and rain were already pelting the coast.
It was centered about 55 miles south-southwest of Lafayette, La. The storm is moving to the north-northwest at 4 mph.