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January 16, 2019 Weather Forecast

January 16, 2019, 1:45 PM HST
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Looking Ahead

Mostly dry weather and light winds can be expected today as a ridge of high pressure lies over the area. A front will approach the area tonight and Thursday with winds becoming southerly out ahead of it. The front is forecast to move down the island chain late Thursday through late Friday accompanied by showers and possible thunderstorms. A brief period of trade winds is expected Friday and Saturday as high pressure passes by north of the area. Another front will approach the area early next week with winds becoming southerly out ahead of it.

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This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 11 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

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Kona

This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 11 mph.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a light west southwest wind becoming southwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Scattered showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: Isolated showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Windy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

South Point

This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. East southeast wind 7 to 13 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East southeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

Puna

This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind around 11 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 13 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.

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Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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