Hurricane Danny stepped on the gas pedal is now moving west at 15 mph, but conditions have caused the tropical cyclone to be downgraded to a Tropical Storm. Sustained winds are down by more than half at 50 mph.
The storm is expected to degrade into a Tropical Depression by the time it his Puerto Rico and Hispanola.
The National Hurricane Center issued Tropical Storm Warnings for Leeward Islands:
* Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, and Anguilla
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
* Saba and St. Eustatius
* St. Maarten
* Puerto Rico
* U.S. Virgin Islands