MIAMI – Forecasters say Hurricane Bertha has weakened to a Category 1 storm.
As of 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday, its center was 620 miles east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands and 900 miles southeast of
Maximum sustained winds decreased to 85 mph. The storm is to continue weakening over the next couple of days. The Atlantic season's first hurricane is headed northwest at about 12 mph.
Bertha is expected to continue heading toward
It is unknown if or when the hurricane will make landfall.