Disturbance Approaches This Weekend

February 25, 2017, 8:13 AM HST · Updated February 25, 8:13 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Advisory: North and west shores of Molokai and north shores of Maui through 6 a.m. Sunday.

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

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, projected localized weather conditions and expected wave heights.**



    Looking Ahead

    Moderate trade winds are forecast through the weekend. Drier than usual conditions are expected through Sunday morning and then a disturbance will take hold of the forecast. The atmosphere will become more moist and unstable and heavy rainfall is possible through the first half of next week, especially on the Big Island and Maui. Light winds and dry, hazy weather are expected for the second half of the work week.


    Today & Sunday

    We have east winds today around 15 mph and becoming light and variable. High temperatures are forecast from 76° to 81°. Partly sunny skies are expected for Maui County with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers in the morning. Leeward spots could get scattered showers in the afternoon. Sunday, mostly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers, winds will be out of the east around 15 mph.

    UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)


    Tonight & Sunday Night 

    Variable winds are forecast around 15 mph tonight. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers. Low temperatures from 62° to 67°.  Sunday night we expect similar conditions but with east winds.


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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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