Tropical Storm Gaston weakening as it moves away from the Azores

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Tropical Storm Gaston is continuing to weaken as it pulls away from the Azores Islands, and forecasters say the storm could become post-tropical on Sunday night or Monday.

As of Sunday morning, Tropical Storm Gaston was located about 420 miles to the west of Faial Island in the central Azores and was moving to the west at 12 mph.

Tropical Storm Gaston has winds of about 50 mph and is likely to weaken over the coming days.

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The Azores Meteorological Service has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for the islands of Flores and Corvo in the western Azores.

Gaston will continue to move to the west on Sunday, and a gradual turn to the west-southwest is expected on Monday.

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Swells generated by Tropical Storm Gaston are expected to affect parts of the Azores on Sunday, and those swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip currents, according to the FOX Forecast Center.