Bonnie weakens to a tropical depression, moves east
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Bonnie has weakened to a tropical depression as it continues to move east and away from the U.S. East Coast.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Bonnie's maximum sustained winds had decreased early Saturday from near 40 mph (65 kph) to 35 mph (about 55 kph). Its center was located about 245 miles to the north-northwest of Bermuda.
The storm was moving east at 15 mph. There was no threat to land, and the Hurricane Center said no coastal warnings or watches are in effect in connection with Bonnie.