ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Pablo has weakened to become a tropical storm, as it moves over the far north Atlantic Ocean.

As of the latest update from the National Hurricane Center, Pablo was about 710 miles northeast of Lajes Air Base in the Azores and packing maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.

It's moving north at 5 mph. A slightly slower northward motion is expected to take place as it weakens over the coming days.

Pablo is expected to become a post-tropical cyclone by Monday morning and should lose its tropical characteristics as early as Tuesday morning.

There are not currently any watches or warnings in effect.

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