Update: Tropical Storm Fred hangs on for now, but expected to weaken soon _lowres

Tropical Storm Fred is weakening far out over the Atlantic. The storm's maximum sustained winds Thursday at 10 a.m. are 40 mph (65 kph). (Photo from National Hurricane Center)

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MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fred is weakening far out over the Atlantic.

The storm's maximum sustained winds Thursday at 10 a.m. are 40 mph (65 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Fred is expected to weaken from a cyclone to a post-tropical low later Thursday or Friday.

Fred is centered about 760 miles (1,225 kilometers) west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands and is moving west-northwest at 9 mph (15 kph).