Winds Weaken a Tad Today for Maui CountyAugust 17, 2017, 1:49 AM HST · Updated August 16, 9:43 PM Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)
Small Craft Advisory: In place through 6 p.m. Thursday.
Special Weather Statement: Coastal flooding associated with spring tides (King tides) is possible over the next couple of days. The greatest potential for flooding is midday and in the mid to late afternoon hours of Friday into early next week.
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Winds are expected to slowly weaken as we get into the weekend with relatively stable trade wind weather expected. Showers will favor our usually windward areas with lots of sunshine for leeward areas. An increase in windward and mauka showers is possible for early next week. There is a potential tropical system to the southeast of the state that we are watching closely. We will bring you the latest should anything develop.
We expect northeast winds around 10 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 86° to 91°. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered morning showers for windward spots and sunny skies for leeward areas.
UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)
Partly to mostly cloudy skies with windward showers likely and isolated showers for leeward areas. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°. Winds are expected to be northeast around 10 to 20 mph.
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