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January 18, 2019 Weather Forecast

January 18, 2019, 1:45 PM HST
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Looking Ahead

A cold front will stall and dissipate over the islands today through Saturday. Trades will return for a brief period beginning tonight, then quickly shift toward the south and weaken Sunday through Monday. Winds will remain light through much of the upcoming week as a surface ridge shifts southward over the islands.

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This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 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, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. 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 and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Isolated showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 62. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Isolated showers after noon. Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Waimea

This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Kohala

This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 11 to 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.

South Point

This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: Scattered showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Breezy, with an east wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with an east wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Puna

This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 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, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Waikoloa

This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Scattered showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 60. 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.

Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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