May 23, 6:47 PM EDT
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Hurricane Irene 2011: Weakened to a Cat. 1, Moves Toward U.S. [MAPS]
on 08/23/11 AT 10:08 PM
Hurricane Irene weakened to a Category 1 hurricane and is bearing down on parts of the Bahamas as it inches away from the Caribbean and proceeds toward the East Coast of the United States.