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October 30, 2018 Weather Forecast

October 30, 2018, 1:45 PM HST
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Flash Flood Watch issued October 30 at 3:11AM HST until October 31 at 6:00AM HST by NWS

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Looking Ahead

An unstable airmass remains over the islands this morning, continuing the threat for flooding statewide. An upper level trough is helping to destabilize the atmosphere while a front approaches from the northwest. Showers are expected to continue to impact the islands through tonight, with heavy rainfall and thunderstorms contributing to the flooding potential.

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This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 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. Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Kona

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Wednesday: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half 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 70. West wind around 6 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 53. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Puna

This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half 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 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Wednesday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Image: NOAA

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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