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October 17, 2018 Weather Forecast

October 17, 2018, 1:45 PM HST
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High Surf Advisory issued October 17 at 3:16AM HST until October 17 at 6:00PM HST by NWS

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Looking Ahead

Moderate trades will slowly weaken through Friday, then strengthen again on Saturday. Remnants of a front will linger near the Big Island for the next few days. A trough aloft will bring somewhat unstable conditions around the Big Island before moving away Saturday night. Drier weather will persist for the western half of the state this week.

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Hilo

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This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. North northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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

Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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Kona

This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

South Point

This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with an east wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Isolated showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with an east wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Puna

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a northeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Isolated showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. East southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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