Gabrielle downgraded to a Tropical Depression

Gabrielle has been downgraded from a Tropical Storm to a Tropical Depression.

The storm's maximum sustained winds Thursday morning are near 35 mph (55 kph).

A tropical storm wach is in effect for the Dominican Republic.

The storm is centered about 105 miles (170 kilometers) West-southwest of Ponce, Puerto Rico and is moving northwest near 9 mph (26 kph).

Here's WPDE NewsChannel 15 Chief Meteorologist Ed Piotrowski's update on our Hurricane Central page.