Erick now a tropical storm, passing south of the Big Island

  • This map from the National Hurricane Center shows Tropical Storm Flossie's 5-day forecast track as of 5 p.m. today.
  • This map from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center shows Tropical Storm Erick passing south of the Big Island and its 5-day forecast track as of 5 p.m. today.

UPDATE 5 p.m.: Erick is passing south of Hawaii Island and has weakened into a tropical storm.