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Weakening cold front keeps Wind Advisory in place until evening

Winds will be up today and so will the chance of showers. A band of showers from an old cold front will ride in the gusty trades. That will mean a cloudier and cooler Sunday. For windward and mauka areas, there will also be numerous showers. Leeward sides could also see some rain thanks to the windy weather blowing the …

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NWS: Coastal Flood Advisory Issued for Maui County

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement on possible coastal flooding for all islands of Maui County, in effect from Tuesday through Friday. Coastal flooding is possible this week along all shores of the main Hawaiian Islands due to unusually high water levels. The greatest potential for coastal flooding impacts will be during the peak high tides from Tuesday through Friday, which will occur before sunrise during the …

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Lingering low-pressure across the island prompt Flash Flood Watch

We will have more clouds, wind, and showers today.  Easterly winds will increase to 10-20 mph, with stronger gusts. There will also be high clouds over the state, which will filter out sunshine. Moisture moving in from the east will also increase showers, especially for windward and mauka spots. Some of the showers could be heavy and there is the …

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Heavy Rains Prompt Flood Advisory for Maui

Thursday is forecasted to have scattered showers favoring windward and mauka areas in the morning with winds 15-25 mph out of the east-northeast. The highs are anticipated to be in the lower 90’s for Central Maui, upper 80’s for windward and West Maui with mostly sunny skies in the afternoon.  Winds become lighter this weekend. At 5:01 a.m., radar indicated …

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High-Surf Advisory Posted for Maui County’s South Shores

The National Weather Service has continued the High Surf Advisory for south-facing shores of Maui County in effect until 6 p.m. on Friday. Surf is anticipated to be 5 to 9 feet along south facing shores of all islands. Forecast surf heights are estimates of the height of the face or front of waves. The public should expect strong breaking …

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Trade wind showers expected for the weekend

Saturday, increasing clouds and scattered rains.  Expect numerous fast-moving trade wind showers in the morning. In the afternoon rains will be hit and miss but more numerous than normal. Highest rain chances will be windward and mauka with some rains making it Central/West Maui. Highs in the 86-91. Sunday, winds become lighter this will allow for afternoon sea breeze formation.  …

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Flash Flood Watch Issued as Flossie Expected to Bring Heavy Rainfall

Moisture associated with Tropical Cyclone Flossie moving into the islands from the east, along with an upper-level trough just northwest of the state, will provide the ingredients for heavy rainfall and possible flooding issues for Maui. As the moisture moves westward, the Flash Flood Watch may need to be expanded to other islands as well. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Maui Island, …

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Expect effects from Hurricane Erick late Thursday night

Thursday, we will have some passing trade showers for windward and mauka spots and breezy easterly trades of 15-25 mph. Central and West Maui will see more sunshine and will be warm with temperatures again expected to hit the upper 80s to 90 degrees. Hurricane Erick is forecast to weaken as it passes south of the island Friday. Even though …

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Flossie weakens, now forecast to become a Tropical Storm later today

Hurricane Flossie is centered as of 5 a.m. HST (11 a.m. EDT) over the eastern North Pacific Ocean about 1975 miles (3175 km) east of Hilo, Hawaii. It’s moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h). A west-northwestward to westward motion at a similar forward speed is anticipated for the next several days. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to …

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Flossie Updated to Hurricane Over Eastern Pacific

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Flossie to a hurricane. As of 11 a.m. Hurricane Flossie was centered as over the eastern North Pacific Ocean about 1045 miles (1685 km) southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. Flossie is moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h). A westward to west-northwestward motion at about the same forward speed …

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