Trade Wind Conditions Prevail This Week

April 27, 2016, 1:02 AM HST · Updated April 26, 11:04 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel through 6 p.m. Thursday.

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    Looking Ahead

    Trade winds are expected for the rest of the week and into the weekend. Trades will be moderate to breezy but becoming slightly weaker as the weekend approaches. Clouds and showers should favor windward and mauka areas while a few showers may spill over to the leeward sides of the smaller islands, while the Kona side of the Big Island can expect a late afternoon and evening showers.\

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    Today

    We expect partly cloudy skies with windward showers mainly in the morning. Mostly sunny for the leeward sides with just isolated morning showers. East winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures from 82° to 88°.

    UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    East winds are expected around 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered to numerous windward showers and isolated leeward showers. Low temperatures from 68° to 74°.

     

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    Meteorologist Malika Dudley
    Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of the Hawaii News Now weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards for excellence in weather reporting and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011. In 2019, Malika was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter in the category of Science Reporting for her Big Island Now news report on what was happening beneath the sea surface at the ocean entry of the Puna lava flow.  

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