Wet Windward Weather Expected Through the WeekendDecember 1, 2016, 1:28 AM HST · Updated November 30, 10:31 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
A Wind Advisory is up for areas of Maui County through 6 p.m. Wednesday with winds gusting into the 50’s again.
A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores until 6 p.m. Thursday.
A Gale Warning is posted through 6 a.m. Thursday for our windiest channels and waters.
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all remaining Maui County waters through 6 a.m. Thursday.
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Breezy trade winds are expected through Thursday. A disturbance high in the atmosphere is forecast to keep conditions unstable through Friday. Wet conditions are expected for windward areas with some showers falling into leeward spots from time to time. Locally heavy rainfall with a slight chance of thunderstorms is forecast from late Thursday through Friday with another disturbance expected to approach from the northwest Friday, then linger west of the state through the weekend. This will usher in a period of southeast winds and wet weather through the weekend and into early next week.
Windy conditions are expected today with mostly cloudy skies and frequent showers for windward spots. Partly sunny skies for leeward areas with scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High temperatures from 79° to 85°. East winds 15 to 25 mph, gusting to 40 mph.
UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)
East winds 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy with frequent showers in windward and mauka spots. Scattered leeward showers expected overnight. Chance of thunderstorms and locally heavy showers. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.
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