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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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Winds expected to be light pushing more clouds leeward

Today winds will be light again but turning more SW. Expect winds of 5-15 mph, which should be light enough for afternoon sea breezes to form. That will push in more clouds to leeward sides later in the day. Tomorrow there will be sunshine and clouds, but the threat of heavier rain drops for most of the state. Although a …

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The threat of heavy rain will be around today and the first half of Sunday

Expect a mix of sunshine, clouds and showers today. The threat of heavy rain will be around today and the first half of Sunday. Winds will gradually drop and become light and variable, which may mean afternoon seabreezes will form. If that is the case, there could be more PM clouds over leeward sides and a better chance of stronger …

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