Winds Stick Around for Weekend

August 12, 2017, 1:35 AM HST (Updated August 11, 2017, 10:55 PM)

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    Looking Ahead

    Trade wind weather is forecast to continue through the weekend and into early next week. Our clouds and showers will favor windward and mauka spots. Leeward sections of the Big island will see increased clouds and showers each afternoon and early evening. An increase in windward and mauka showers is possible early next week.



    Today & Sunday

    We expect northeast winds around 15 to 25 mph, lowering to 15 to 20 mph on Sunday. High temperatures are forecast from 84° to 89°. Partly sunny skies with scattered showers for windward spots in the morning. Isolated afternoon showers are forecast for the Kona side.

    UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)


    Tonight & Sunday Night

    Trade winds are forecast up to 15 to 25 mph, lowering to 15 to 20 mph on Sunday. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and isolated evening showers for leeward areas, then clearing. 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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