Hurricane Arthur weakens to Category 1 storm

Hurricane Arthur weakens to Category 1 storm

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NAGS HEAD, NC - JULY 04: A reporter reports from Hwy 64 that is flooding from passing Hurricane Arthur, July 3, 2014 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight causing wide spead power outages and minimal flooding and damage. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

kgw.com

Posted on July 4, 2014 at 7:01 AM

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. -- Hurricane Arthur has weakened to Category 1 storm in the Atlantic after bringing flooding and power outages to North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight.

Photos: Hurricane Arthur damage

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Arthur's maximum sustained winds have decreased to 90 mph with additional weakening expected.

Meanwhile, a new tropical storm warning was issued for Nova Scotia in Canada, where Arthur is expected to head as it moves northeast.

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