5 pm HST Update: Felicia has weakened slightly to maximum winds of 40 mph, and movement is to the west at 10 mph from a position about 210 miles east-northeast of Hilo, Hawaii and 375 miles east of Honolulu.
Tropical Storm Felicia, with maximum winds now down to 45 mph, continues on a track toward Hawaii. At 11 am HST, the storm was moving westward at 12 mph. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center reports the following storm watches:
AT 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE BIGThe storm is expected to reach the islands on Tuesday as a tropical depression or possibly a weak tropical storm.
ISLAND HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN
EFFECT FOR OAHU AND FOR ALL OF MAUI COUNTY...WHICH INCLUDES THE
ISLANDS OF MAUI...KAHOOLAWE...LANAI...AND MOLOKAI. A TROPICAL
STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS.