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December 21, 2018 Weather Forecast

December 21, 2018, 1:45 PM HST
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Looking Ahead

A trade wind weather pattern will prevail through the weekend thanks to high pressure northeast of the area. Clouds and passing showers will favor windward and mauka areas while most leeward locations will remain dry. A potentially wetter weather pattern is setting up across the area for most of next week especially for windward and mauka areas.

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This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 50%. 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 7 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Isolated showers before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Isolated showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Windy, with an east wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Windy, with an east wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Windy, with an east wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

South Point

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 80. Windy, with an east wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Windy, with an east wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Puna

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 65. East southeast wind 9 to 13 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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