Drier, More Stable Weather Expected Today

August 23, 2017, 1:27 AM HST · Updated August 22, 9:38 PM
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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.

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Thursday with winds up to 25 knots.

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    Looking Ahead

    Drier and more stable weather is forecast into the upcoming weekend. Clouds and showers will favor our usual windward and mauka spots with moderate to breezy trade winds expected through the end of the week.Over the weekend winds are forecast to weaken. Tropical moisture and muggy conditions could return Sunday through early next week.

     

    Today

    We expect east winds around 15 to 20 mph. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers for windward spots and isolated afternoon showers for leeward areas. Temperatures up to 86° to 91°.

    UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers in windward spots and isolated showers for leeward areas. Low temperatures from 74° to 79°. Winds are expected to be east around 15 to 20 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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