NEW ORLEANS -- Karen has weakened to a tropical depression with winds of 35 mph (55 kph) off the Louisiana coast.
Forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane center in Miami say that all watches and warnings have now been canceled along the Gulf Coast.
The storm system was centered about 185 miles (295 km) southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River. It wasn't moving.
Forecasters expected for there to be little change in the system's strength over the next 24 hours and that it would turn into a remnant Monday.