Morning Sunshine, Afternoon Clouds Today

May 19, 2017, 1:14 AM HST (Updated May 18, 2017, 8:21 PM)

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**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, chance of cloud cover, projected localized weather conditions, vog/SO2 forecast and expected wave heights.**



    Looking Ahead

    The weather will be controlled by a light wind pattern with daytime sea breezes and nighttime land breezes taking hold. This pattern is expected through Saturday. Trades should begin filling back in on Sunday with a return to trade wind weather.




    We expect northeast winds up to 15 mph with local sea breezes developing in the afternoon for the Kona side. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Mostly sunny skies in the morning with building clouds in the afternoon and a chance of showers during that time. Hazy skies are expected as well.

    UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)



    Northeast winds are forecast up to 15 mph with local land breezes. Partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers for windward spots and clearing for the Kona side as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.


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    Malika Dudley
    Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of their weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Big Island tsunami damage in 2011. She is a Certified Meteorologist and graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BA in Speech Communication and French. Malika leads the Big Island Now weather team and enjoys conducting video interviews for Big Island Now's news and entertainment sections. The former Miss Hawaii is also a black belt in karate, avid waterwoman, jewelry designer, singer, TV host and mommy blogger.


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