Kona Winds Shift to Northerly Winds After Front Passes

April 20, 2017, 1:09 AM HST · Updated April 20, 7:54 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

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    Looking Ahead

    Kona wind conditions will continue today with clouds and showers mostly on south and southwest shores and slopes. A cold front is forecast to reach Kaua’i on Thursday morning and stall near Oahu & Molokai Thursday afternoon / evening. Trade winds will rebuild Friday. Increasing instability is expected for the weekend and that could bring wetter trade wind conditions.



    We have southwest to west winds today around 10 to 15 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 80° to 87°. Partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers.

    UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)



    Showers will increase as a front moves through. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°. Winds are forecast out of the southwest and shifting to northerly winds behind the front which should pass through and stall Thursday night near Molokai.


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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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