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August 28, 2018 Weather Forecast

August 28, 2018, 1:45 PM HST
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Flash Flood Watch issued August 28 at 3:18AM HST until August 28 at 6:00PM HST by NWS

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Looking Ahead

Lingering deep tropical moisture associated with Lane will keep island weather cloudy and wet today. Drier, more typical trade wind weather is expected to spread from east across the state tonight into Wednesday, prevailing through the day Saturday. A more showery trade wind weather may return to the state over the later part of the weekend into early next week.

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This Afternoon: Showers likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North northeast wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Kona

This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers before midnight. Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Isolated showers after noon. Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Windy, with an east wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Windy, with an east wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with an east northeast wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Windy, with an east wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Isolated showers. Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: Isolated showers before noon. Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Windy, with an east wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Puna

This Afternoon: Showers likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a northeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: Isolated showers before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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