Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hilo, Hilo International Airport (PHTO)

Lat: 19.72°NLon: 155.06°WElev: 36ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Jan 11:53 am HST
Extended Forecast for

Hilo HI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 75 by 5pm. Southeast wind around 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    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.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely.  Low around 64. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northeast  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light east northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 75 by 5pm. 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.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Frequent showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Low around 64. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light east northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
Hilo HI
 19.7°N 155.09°W (Elev. 217 ft)
6:00 am HST Jan 16, 2019
12pm HST Jan 16, 2019-6pm HST Jan 22, 2019
 
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