The National Hurricane Center said that the fifth Atlantic tropical storm of 2015 appeared to be dissipating on Saturday morning in the Caribbean near Cuba.
A declaration on Erika's status should come later this morning. The hurricane center said that an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter reconnaissance flight was taking a closer look at Erika and will provide new details on its structure and intensity.
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