Flood Watch: Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Possible Today

February 28, 2017, 7:34 AM HST · Updated February 28, 8:22 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Flash Flood Watch: Posted through Wednesday afternoon.

Small Craft Advisory: ʻAlenuihāhā and Pailolo Channels through noon Wednesday.

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    Looking Ahead

    Unstable weather is expected today across the state as spotty heavy showers and even thunderstorms are in the forecast. This afternoon they are expected to become more widespread and continue through tomorrow morning. The disturbance responsible for the unsettled weather should shift north late Wednesday and as this occurs shower coverage will start to taper off.

     

    Today 

    We have east winds today around 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 76° to 81°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected for Maui County with showers and the chance for heavy rain and thunderstorms.

    UV index at 4 (“moderate” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    Variable winds are forecast around 15 mph tonight.Mostly cloudy skies are expected for Maui County with showers and the chance for heavy rain and thunderstorms. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.

     

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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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