Sept. 27 (UPI) — The National Hurricane Center expects Tropical Storm Karen to weaken to a remnant low by the weekend after unleashing soaking rain in Puerto Rico.
The eye of the storm was located about 370 miles south-southeast of Bermuda, the NHC said in its 5 p.m. EDT update. The storm was moving north-northeast at 12 mph and had maximum sustained winds at 45 mph.
Forecasters expect the storm to begin a eastward turn before becoming nearly stationary Friday. It’ll begin moving westward over the weekend.
No watches or warnings were in effect.
Karen should weaken to a tropical depression Saturday.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the municipalities of Coamo, Orocovis and Bayaney received the most rainfall in the territory. Gauges in Coamo topped out at 5 inches.