Hurricane Tomas weakens to Category 1 storm
Published 10/31/2010, Associated Press
UPDATED 3:18 P.M.
Hurricane Tomas weakened slightly today after tearing off roofs and downing power lines in the eastern Caribbean. Forecasters said the storm could gain force and veer toward earthquake-stunned Haiti, where some 1.3 million people in tarps and tents are vulnerable to heavy rains and wind.