Close Hurricane Arthur downgraded to Category 1 Hurricane Arthur has been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane as it continues along the eastern coast of the United States. While some beaches are now open for business, thousands are without power. WBIR 3:59 PM. EST July 15, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS WBIR Breaking News Four killed in overnight crash Truck plows into Endymion crowd. At least one hurt after vehicle overturned Vols go for a Polar Plunge Humane society quarantines puppy room Two charged in Loudon County homicide Family sues Rural/Metro for son's death Colder weekend ahead of a brief warm-up Giraffe watch is on a the world awaits the birth of a calf More Stories Unsettled weather returns on Monday Dec 10, 2015, 10:15 a.m. Winemakers toast to growth as Monroe Co. vineyard… Feb 27, 2017, 1:12 a.m. Cornerstone of Recovery's roof torn off in storm Feb 26, 2017, 8:53 p.m.