POSTED: 7:00 p.m. HST, Jun 26, 2010
LAST UPDATED: 4:29 a.m. HST, Jun 27, 2010
Tropical storm Celia is expected to weaken to a tropical depression today in the eastern Pacific, the National Weather Service said.
The storm, which had been a category 5 hurricane, was downgraded to a tropical storm yesterday as it moved over cooler waters.
With maximum sustained winds of 65 mph, Celia was moving west at 7 mph, the Weather Service said. The storm is about 2,160 miles east of the Big Island and is predicted to weaken even further tomorrow.
Celia was the first hurricane in the Pacific this season.