Light Southwesterly Winds Mean Volcanic Haze Today

March 2, 2017, 7:08 AM HST · Updated March 2, 7:40 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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    Looking Ahead

    The disturbance that brought us some active weather yesterday is to the north of Kauai and expected to continue moving away from the state today. Spotty heavy showers are possible today from a trailing band of moisture with improving conditions tonight through Friday night. A cold front is forecast for this weekend increasing the chance for showers once again.



    We have southwest winds today around 10 to 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 82° to 87°. Partly sunny skies are expected for Maui County with pop up showers possible from a  trailing band of moisture. Volcanic haze is expected with this light, southwesterly flow.

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



    Southwest winds are forecast around 10 to 15 mph tonight. Mostly cloudy skies are expected for Maui County with scattered showers and some haze. Low temperatures from 65° to 70°.


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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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