Trade Winds Hold Through Weekend

May 21, 2016, 1:42 AM HST · Updated May 21, 6:27 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted through 6 p.m. Sunday for the ʻAlenuihāhā and Pailolo channels as well as Māʻalaea Bay.

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    Looking Ahead

    Trade wind weather will continue through the forecast period. Clouds and showers will favor windward and mauka areas. Expect wind speeds to stay locally breezy in traditionally windy areas through the weekend, before dropping next week to moderate levels.

     

    Today & Sunday

    Partly to mostly cloudy skies are forecast today with scattered showers for windward and mauka spots. Sunshine with isolated showers in leeward areas. East winds from 15 to 25 mph. High temperatures from 83° to 88°.

    UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

     

    Tonight & Sunday Night

    East winds are expected from 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers. Isolated leeward showers are forecast with partly cloudy skies. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.

     

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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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