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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kailua / Kona, Keahole Airport (PHKO)

Lat: 19.74°NLon: 156.05°WElev: 43ft.

A Few Clouds

86°F

30°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Aug 11:53 am HST
Extended Forecast for

Kealakekua HI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely between 8pm and midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Haze

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Widespread haze. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Haze then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.

    Haze

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers after noon.  Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Haze then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated showers before midnight.  Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Haze

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers after noon.  Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Haze then
    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers before midnight.  Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Haze

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers after noon.  Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Haze then
    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely between 8pm and midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Widespread haze. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Scattered showers after noon. Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers before midnight. Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers after noon. Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers before midnight. Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers after noon. Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Widespread haze. Clear, with a low around 61. Light west northwest wind.
Saturday
Isolated showers. Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers. Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Scattered showers. Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light west northwest wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Kealakekua HI
 19.54°N 155.88°W (Elev. 3268 ft)
10:15 am HST Aug 21, 2017
12pm HST Aug 21, 2017-6pm HST Aug 27, 2017
 
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