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Winds Weaken, Weather Shifts Today

May 18, 2017, 1:41 AM HST · Updated May 17, 9:48 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Advisory: Maui and Molokai east-facing shores through 6 a.m. Thursday.

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.**

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    Looking Ahead

    Breezy trade winds are expected to weaken Thursday through Saturday as a weak cold front nears the state. Winds are expected to pick back early next week. The airmass will remain fairly stable which will limit the extent of trade wind showers or afternoon leeward showers.

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    Today 

    We have east winds today from 10 to 15 mph becoming light with sea breezes in the afternoon. High temperatures are forecast from 83° to 88°. Mostly sunny skies in  the morning with clouds building and some afternoon showers mainly for leeward and mauka areas.

    UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    Cloudy skies are expected to clear as the land breeze takes hold. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°. Winds are expected to be east from 10 to 15 mph except for land breezes that will develop.

     

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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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