Hurricane Leslie Falls to Tropical Storm Strength Temporarily

Hurricane Leslie was downgraded to a tropical storm when its top winds dropped to 70 miles (113 kilometers) an hour as it sat stalled in the Atlantic southeast of Bermuda, the National Hurricane Center said.

The system is expected to regain hurricane strength over the weekend, the center said. Little change in speed or movement is forecast today.

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