Winds Blowing up to 20 mph Today

June 19, 2017, 1:17 AM HST (Updated June 18, 2017, 11:20 PM) · 0 Comments

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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through Tuesday at 6 p.m. for east to northeast winds around 25 knots.

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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

    East winds are expected to keep blowing over the state through next weekend with showers for our usual windward and mauka areas except for afternoon showers over the lee slopes of the Big Island. A disturbance is forecast to approach from the east and could bring increasing showers for the second half of the week.




    We expect east winds around 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 83° to 88°. Partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers today. Isolated afternoon showers for the Kona side with partly sunny skies in the morning. Hazy skies as well.

    UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)



    East winds are forecast around 15 to 20 mph. Partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and clearing leeward skies. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.


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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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