Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kailua / Kona, Keahole Airport (PHKO)

Lat: 19.74°NLon: 156.05°WElev: 43ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 8 Mar 2:53 pm HST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Kalaoa HI

Flash Flood Watch until March 10, 06:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until March 10, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Widespread haze. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated showers.  Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Widespread haze before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers before midnight.  Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Haze

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Widespread haze. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers. Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Widespread haze before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers before midnight. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming north northwest in the morning.
Friday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 82. North northeast wind around 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a north wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Kalaoa HI
 19.79°N 156°W (Elev. 440 ft)
8:17 am HST Mar 8, 2021
3pm HST Mar 8, 2021-6pm HST Mar 15, 2021
 
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