Tropical Storm Kirk to rake across Lesser Antilles

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Kirk is on a path to dump heavy rains that could bring dangerous flooding to the eastern Caribbean.

At 8 a.m. EST, the National Hurricane Center says the center of Kirk was about 60 miles (95 kilometers) east of Barbados. It had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph) and was moving ahead at 16 mph (26 kph).