Tropical Depression Weakens As It Moves Into Open Atlantic

Friday, October 12th 2007, 8:10 am
By: News On 6

MIAMI (AP) _ The 15th tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season was weakening Friday as it moved slowly through the open ocean, forecasters said.

At 11 a.m. EDT, the center of the depression was about 940 miles east of Bermuda, according to the National Hurricane Center. It was moving east at about 2 mph. Maximum sustained winds were near 30 mph, down 5 mph from earlier in the day.

The depression, which formed Thursday, was expected to weaken further during the next 24 hours, forecasters said.