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Upper level trough expected to bring potential heavy showers

Wednesday, highs in the middle to upper 80s. An upper level trough will bring the potential for heavy showers with possible isolated thunderstorms especially on windward facing shores.  Some rains will make it to Central/West Maui as well. Thursday, expect a repeat performance with higher than normal rain chances. Friday, clouds and showers will favor windward areas as we return …

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Tradewinds return with more sunshine on the way

Trade winds are returning. ENE trades will fill in building to 10-25 mph by the afternoon.  There will be scattered trade showers to start the day, most of those will move into windward and mauka areas. Expect partly cloudy skies, with more sunshine for leeward sides by the afternoon. High temperatures will reach the low to mid 80s. 

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Heavy rains prompt Flood Warning on Maui

At 1:51 PM, radar indicated heavy rain across southwest Haleakala slopes on Maui. Rain was falling at a rate in excess of 3 inches per hour. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.  Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Ulupalakua, Keokea, Wailea, Makena, Kihei and Kula. The National Weather Service has ISSUED a FLASH FLOOD WARNING for MAUI ISLAND …

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Upper low pressure continues to bring scattered rain to Maui

An upper low pressure center continues to bring scattered rains to Maui. High pressure will bring strong trade winds. East winds at 15-25 mph. This will result in heavier showers focusing on Windward and Mauka spots. Some clearing Sunday but still expect a few passing trade showers.

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Significant Northwest Swell Expected to Arrive Sunday Leading to Potential Life-Threatening Surf

A significant northwest swell expected to arrive Sunday will lead to possible life-threatening surf along exposed north and west facing shores through Monday. Strong northerly winds combined with peak monthly high tides just after midnight Sunday night will compound the situation, likely translating to significant beach erosion, periodic over-topping of nearby vulnerable coastal roadways, and property damage. Currents due to …

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Flash Flood Watch Extended

The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for the island of Maui until 7:30 p.m. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or will develop quickly. This warning may be extended if flash flooding persists. At 4:13 p.m. radar indicated heavy rain continuing over the slopes of the West Maui Mountains and windward slopes of Haleakala from Paia …

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UPDATE: Flood Advisory and Winter Storm Warnings continued

At 1:08 p.m. radar indicated that heavy rain was persisting over the north and northeast facing slopes and coasts of Maui, with showers also spreading to leeward west Maui. The heaviest rain is banked along the slopes of the west Maui mountains, upslope of communities from Wailuku to Waihee to Kahakuloa to Napili.  Additional heavy rain has spread into the …

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Winter storm watch issued through Thursday night

Very cold air aloft will once again move over the islands, beginning tonight and continuing into Friday. Additionally, moisture is expected to occasionally spread to the elevations of the summits, with bouts of winter weather expected. The National Weather Service has ISSUED a WINTER STORM WATCH for HALEAKALA in effect until 6:00 pm Thursday. BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES, USE EXTREME CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. HEAVY BURSTS OF SNOW …

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