Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
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Last Update: 420 PM HST Fri Aug 17 2018

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Honolulu, HI Local Forecast Office

17NM ENE Hakalau HI

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PHZ100-181515- 420 PM HST Fri Aug 17 2018 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... Light to moderate trade winds will persist through this weekend, then increase early next week. Remnant tropical moisture is expected to bring periods of heavier showers, particularly over the windward waters this weekend. Hurricane Lane, currently about 1280 nm east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii, may bring tropical storm conditions to waters south of the Big Island beginning around Tuesday of next week. $$

Tonight
Northeast winds 20 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.
Saturday
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Frequent heavy showers in the morning, then numerous heavy showers in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Frequent heavy showers in the evening, then numerous heavy showers after midnight.
Sunday
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Numerous heavy showers in the morning, then scattered heavy showers in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Swell east 4 to 5 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.
Monday
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Swell east 5 to 6 feet. Isolated showers in the morning.
Monday Night
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell east 6 feet. Isolated showers.
Tuesday
East winds 25 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Swell east 6 to 7 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
tropical storm conditions possible. Scattered showers through the night.
Wednesday
East winds 25 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Swell east 5 to 6 feet. Isolated showers.
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Last Update: 420 PM HST Fri Aug 17 2018
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