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December 19, 2018 Weather Forecast

December 19, 2018, 1:45 PM HST
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Wind Advisory issued December 19 at 3:53AM HST until December 20 at 6:00AM HST by NWS

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Looking Ahead

A weak front will stall and diminish over and around the Big Island through tonight. Showers associated with the front will favor northern and windward sections of the islands today, then potentially linger over the eastern end of the state into Thursday as the boundary stalls. Gusty northerly winds along with drier and cooler air will fill in across the western end of the state through Thursday. A return of a more typical trade wind pattern is expected Friday into the upcoming weekend. Increasing rainfall chances will become a possibility early next week as another front approaches.

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This Afternoon: Occasional showers. High near 77. Breezy, with a north wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Kona

This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with a northeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Windy, with a northeast wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a northeast wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Occasional showers. High near 62. Very windy, with a northeast wind around 33 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Very windy, with an east northeast wind 28 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with an east northeast wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming east 13 to 18 mph. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: Isolated showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with an east wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Puna

This Afternoon: Occasional showers. High near 74. Breezy, with a north northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 16 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 78. Very windy, with an east northeast wind 26 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Windy, with an east wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Windy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

Image: NOAA

Image: NOAA

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Image: NOAA

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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