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December 20, 2018 Weather Forecast

December 20, 2018, 1:45 PM HST
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Looking Ahead

Showers associated with dissipating frontal boundary will linger near the Big Island today. Drier and cooler air will continue to pour in from the northeast over the smaller islands through tonight. The background trade flow will shift to a more easterly direction by this weekend. A wetter trade wind weather pattern is possible early next week as an area of increased moisture and instability moves over the area from the east.

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This Afternoon: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday: Scattered showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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 83. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Isolated showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: Isolated showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Partly 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 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with an east wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with an east northeast wind 21 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.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with an east wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with an east wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with an east wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with an east wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Puna

This Afternoon: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Friday: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 83. Windy, with an east northeast wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 64. East southeast wind around 9 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable in the morning.

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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