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Cold front moves in bringing clouds and rain to Maui

Clouds and rain as a cold front moves over Maui. Highs near 80 Wednesday, mostly cloudy with scattered rains mainly in the morning. Winds shift southwest to west at 5-15 mph. Drier conditions move in Thursday, with a high pressure system building heading closer into the weekend. Download our WEATHERWatch APP: CLICK HERE.

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Prefrontal moisture expected to bring flash flooding to Molokai

An upper trough will enhance a band of prefrontal moisture tonight across Molokai and bring the potential for heavy rainfall and flash flooding tonight. Rain may be widespread and may affect areas in the lower elevations, which are more susceptible to flooding problems. The National Weather Service has ISSUED a FLASH FLOOD WATCH for MOLOKAI, in effect until late tonight. …

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Winds expected to be light for Christmas

Winds will be light for Christmas. Our trade winds will turn easterly throughout the day. They will bring in a few clouds and isolated showers for windward sides, while leeward sections will start off the day with mostly sunny skies. Although there may be some afternoon clouds over leeward sections later this afternoon. High temperatures should reach the low 80s …

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Winds expected to drop down to normal levels

Winds will drop to normal levels of 10-20 mph today. Windward area will see scattered clouds and a few light showers, while leeward sides will see more sunshine. Temperatures will again reach 80 degrees for a few of the sunnier leeward places, while it will be a little cooler and cloudier for windward sides.

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Expect another breezy, partly cloudy Saturday

Today expect another breezy, partly cloudy day. There will be a few scattered showers for windward and mauka sections, and some isolated leeward sprinkles. Thanks to the cool NE winds of 10-25 mph, high temperatures will only get to around 80 degrees for the warmer spots.

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Flash Flood Watch extended through this afternoon

Abundant moisture associated with a cold front will combine with a developing trough aloft to produce widespread heavy rainfall. Rain may be widespread, and may affect urban areas in the lower elevations, which are more susceptible to flooding problems. Additionally, prolonged locally intense rainfall may occur, leading to flash flooding of streams and low-lying areas. A Flash Flood Watch means …

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UPDATE: Heavy Rains Prompt Flash Flood Warning Extension

Updated at 3:59 p.m. The National Weather Service has once again extended the Flash Flood Warning for Maui Island through 6:45 p.m. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or will develop quickly. This warning may be extended if flash flooding persists. A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect until late this evening. At 3:42 p.m., radar indicated …

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Big Island Summits Up to Two Feet of Snow

This is not a joke: heavy snow and possible blizzard conditions will affect Hawaii’s Big Island summits into late this week. Deep tropical moisture is pooling ahead of a cold front that will sweep across the Hawaiian Islands into Wednesday night. This moisture will not only fuel heavy rain, but also snowfall, primarily above 12,000 feet in elevation. Although it may sound …

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Expect Vog from the Big Island as winds change direction

Winds will be light and variable, becoming more easterly by tonight. As the winds change direction, they could bring in some vog from the Big Island. Expect a sunny start to our island weather, then more afternoon clouds as sea breezes form. We will also see some afternoon showers as more moisture gets pushed westward over parts of Maui County. …

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