Winds Begin to Ease Today, Light for Weekend

September 29, 2017, 1:11 AM HST · Updated September 28, 11:15 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: In effect from 6 a.m. Thursday through 6 a.m. Friday.

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    Looking Ahead

    Winds are forecast to gradually weaken Friday with clouds and showers mainly for windward and mauka spots. Winds will weaken and shift out of the southeast on Saturday then to the south on Sunday. A humid and hazy land and sea breeze weather pattern is expected to develop with clouds and showers favoring interior spots during the afternoon and evening hours. Trade winds will eventually build back during the middle of next week.

     

    Today

    We expect northeast winds from 10 to 15 mph today and slowly weakening to light and variable. Partly sunny skies are forecast with scattered windward showers. Sunshine for leeward areas. Temperatures up to 86° to 91°.

    UV index at 10 (“very high” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    Partly cloudy skies with scattered showers for windward spots. Leeward spots with isolated showers. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°. Winds are expected to be light and variable.

     

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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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