Increased Showers Expected, Thunderstorms Possible

August 21, 2017, 1:03 AM HST · Updated August 20, 8:06 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Special Weather Statement: Coastal flooding associated with spring tides (King tides) is occurring and expected through mid-week. The greatest potential for flooding is during the peak daily tide.

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    Looking Ahead

    Local sea breezes with afternoon clouds and showers across leeward and and interior areas will continue. Tropical moisture from the east will increase shower coverage and keep muggy conditions around through Tuesday. Instability will introduce a slight chance of thunderstorms through Tuesday. Drier and windier conditions are forecast to return Wednesday.

     

    Today

    We expect east winds around 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with showers likely for windward spots and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Slight chance of thunderstorms for leeward areas during the day and scattered showers possible. Temperatures up to 86° to 91°.

    UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    Mostly cloudy skies with showers likely in windward spots and scattered showers for leeward areas. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms as well. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°. Winds are expected to be east around 15 mph.

     

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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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