Tropical Storm Grace expected to weaken to tropical depression _lowres

The storm's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 40 mph (65 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Grace is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression later in the day. (Photo from National Hurricane Center)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Grace is expected to weaken as it moves across the Atlantic.

The storm's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 40 mph (65 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Grace is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression later in the day.

Grace is centered about 1,360 miles (2,185 kilometers) east of the Lesser Antilles and is moving west near 20 mph (31 kph).