Irene downgraded to tropical storm as it hits NY

SUNSET PARK - Irene has been downgraded to a tropical storm as it hits New York.

Irene lost hurricane strength as it made landfall on Coney Island.

Con Edison reports more than 52,000 New York City customers are without power.

Stay with News 12 Brooklyn for the latest on Irene in our borough.

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