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May 18, 2018 Weather Forecast

May 18, 2018, 6:00 AM HST (Updated May 18, 2018, 6:00 AM) · 0 Comments
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    Looking Ahead

    Persistent high pressure to the northeast of the islands will supply seasonable trade wind weather through the weekend, and into next week. The locally breezy trade winds will bring periods of clouds and showers to windward areas, mainly during nights and mornings.

    Hilo

    Today: Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming west in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Saturday: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Kona

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Widespread haze. Increasing clouds, with a high near 82. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light north northwest wind.

    Saturday: Isolated showers. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Waimea

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Kohala

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Windy, with an east wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Saturday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Windy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    South Point

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Windy, with an east wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Windy, with an east northeast wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Saturday: Isolated showers. Widespread haze. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Windy, with an east wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Puna

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers. Widespread haze. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before 10am. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Waikoloa

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light northeast wind becoming north northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. East northeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

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