A Disturbance Could Bring Unsettled Weather Today

February 22, 2017, 7:35 AM HST · Updated February 22, 7:35 AM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: All Maui County waters through 6 p.m. Thursday.

Gale Warning: Pailolo and ʻAlenuihāhā channels through 6 p.m. tonight.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

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    Looking Ahead

    Our breezy, gusty winds are forecast to continue through the end of the week with a downward trend expected with wind speeds from Friday into the weekend. Windward and mauka areas will get clouds and showers with some leeward spots getting showers from time to time. A disturbance high in the atmosphere could enhance windward showers today and cause flare ups for the Kona side of the Big Island.

     

    Today  

    We have northeast winds today around 15 to 30 mph, gusting to 40 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 76° to 81°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected for Maui County with showers likely for windward spots and scattered showers for leeward areas.

    UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)

     

    Tonight

    Northeast winds are forecast around 15 to 25 mph tonight. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with showers likely for windward spots. Partly cloudy skies with scattered showers for leeward spots. Low temperatures from 64° to 69°.

     

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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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