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Special Weather Statement Issued by National Weather Service

August 16, 2017, 1:15 AM HST
* Updated August 15, 10:24 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: In place through 6 p.m. Thursday.

Special Weather Statement: Coastal flooding associated with spring tides (King tides) is possible over the next couple of days. The greatest potential for flooding is midday and in the mid to late afternoon hours of Friday into early next week.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**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.**

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Looking Ahead

Trade wind weather is forecast to continue for the state through the work week with clouds and showers mainly in our usual windward and mauka spots embedded in the trade winds. The leeward side of the Big Island will see clouds and showers during the afternoon through the late night hours. A slight increase in showers is expected later this week and into the weekend.

 

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Today

We expect east winds around 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 83° to 88°. Partly sunny skies with showers likely for windward spots and isolated afternoon showers forecast for the Kona side.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast up to 15 to 20 mph. Partly cloudy skies with scattered showers for windward spots and isolated evening showers for leeward areas, then clearing. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.

 

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