Felicia weakens to tropical storm far east of Hilo

  • As of 11 a.m. the former-Category 4 hurricane was packing 65 mph winds as it marched west at 14 mph, according to Miami-based National Hurricane Center forecasters who will monitor the storm until it crosses into the Central Pacific.

Felicia weakened to a tropical storm Monday morning some 1,445 miles east of Hilo.