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High pressure builds allowing breezier trades to return

High pressure builds back into the region allowing breezier trades to return. More comfortable weather will be with us this weekend with windward showers continuing as well. Next week looks a little more active and tropical systems begin to drift closer to the Islands. Click here to download our mobile app for Android and iOS

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Heavy rain with rates up to 3 inches per hour expected across Upcountry Maui

At 4:52 p.m. radar indicated heavy rain falling at rates of up to two inches per hour across windward East Maui. These heavy upslope showers and thunderstorms are expected to persist into early evening and could lead to rapid rises in streams. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Haiku, Kaupo, Pauwela, Kipahulu, Huelo, Nahiku, Hana, Makawao, …

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Moderate trade winds continue into the weekend.

Moderate trade winds continue into the weekend. A trough of low pressure begins to approach by Sunday, which will weaken the trades slightly. Regardless, rain will continue to favor windward/mauka areas. Sunshine expected otherwise.

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The NWS has issued a flash flood advisory for Maui County

The National Weather Service has continued the FLASH FLOOD WATCH for MAUI COUNTY, in effect until Monday afternoon. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. An abundant tropical moisture associated with former Tropical Cyclone Howard will spread from east to west across the island chain Sunday and Monday. An upper level trough north …

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Remnants of Ivette may bring us more rain later next week

While we’ll generally see a typical trade pattern Saturday with windward/mauka showers, remnants of Howard move in this weekend. This may produce periods of heavy rain starting Saturday night through Monday. We’re also tracking Tropical Storm Ivette, which will weaken as it approaches Hawaii. This likely won’t be a direct impact, but remnants of Ivette may bring us more rain …

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Tropical moisture from Howard expected to arrive this weekend

With showers from former Tropical Cyclone Frank breaking up and moving to the west today, our forecast focus turns towards another remnant, Howard moving in from the east. Models show tropical moisture from Howard is expected to arrive late in the day Saturday, and will track across the state through Monday. An upper low is expected to dig down towards …

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Strong trade patterns will continue into next week

A strong trade pattern will continue into next week. However, remnants of Georgette will weaken the trades Saturday and Sunday and may brings us some spotty rain showers. Otherwise, plan on periods of sunshine. Click here to download our mobile app for Android and iOS

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Darby weakened to a Tropical Depression

Tropical Storm Darby weakened to a tropical depression today while moving away from the state of Hawaii. It’s centered about 75 miles (125 km) west of Barking Sands. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength during the next 48 hours is forecast, but Darby is expected to become a post-tropical low …

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UPDATE: Tropical Storm Warning for Maui County Discontinued

At 5:00 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Darby was located about 70 miles WNW of Honolulu. Darby is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph and this motion is expected to continue over the next 48 hours. On the forecast track, the center of Darby is expected to pass over or near Kauai tonight. Darby has now moved out …

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