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August 24, 2018 Weather Forecast

August 24, 2018, 1:45 PM HST
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Hurricane Local Statement issued August 24 at 11:31AM HST by NWS

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Looking Ahead

Hurricane Lane is forecast to move north slowly today, then gradually turn toward the west late tonight through Saturday, while passing near or just south of Oahu and Kauai.

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Hilo

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This Afternoon: Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tonight: Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 76. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 87. Breezy, with an east southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

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Kona

This Afternoon: Tropical storm conditions possible. Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before noon. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Tropical storm conditions possible. Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. The rain could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Tropical storm conditions possible. Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Tropical storm conditions possible. Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Frequent showers, mainly after noon. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 71. Breezy, with an east wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

South Point

This Afternoon: Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 85. Breezy, with a south wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 74. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 84. Breezy, with an east wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Puna

This Afternoon: Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 81. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tonight: Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 72. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Saturday: Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 83. East southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Tropical storm conditions possible. Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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