Karen likely to fade as Lorenzo continues as a major hurricane

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Hurricane Lorenzo and now Tropical Depression Karen continue to churn in the Atlantic.

10 AM Update

Karen has weakened to a tropical depression. The system is encountering a hostile environment with dry air and strong wind shear. The storm will continue to weaken and by this weekend, it will fade away and become a remnant low.

Lorenzo is a powerful Category 4 hurricane. The storm is expected to maintain major hurricane status through the weekend as it continues moving into the central Atlantic. Lorenzo poses no threat to the U.S.

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