Major Hurricane Lane Nudging Closer to Hawaii; Locally Heavy Rain in Southwest; Air Quality Issues in Northwest

Major hurricane Lane continues to inch closer to Hawaii with multiple hazards already in effect, including Hurricane Watches for Maui and Hawaii Counties and a Flash Flood Watch for the state. Meanwhile, monsoon moisture may produce locally heavy rain and flash flood concerns in the Four Corners. Finally, air quality concerns persist across the Northwest with smoke from ongoing western wildfires. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lihue, Lihue Airport (PHLI)

Lat: 21.98°NLon: 159.34°WElev: 148ft.

Partly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NE 17 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Aug 2:53 pm HST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles W Wailua Homesteads HI

Flash Flood Watch August 22, 06:00am until August 24, 06:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. East northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East northeast wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 58. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 71. East northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 57. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Tropical storm conditions possible. Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 67. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Possible

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Tropical storm conditions possible. Occasional showers.  Low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Possible

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Tropical storm conditions possible. Occasional showers.  High near 67. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Possible

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. East northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 58. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 71. East northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 57. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
Tropical storm conditions possible. Frequent showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 67. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. Occasional showers. Low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Tropical storm conditions possible. Occasional showers. High near 67. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Occasional showers. Low around 57. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Occasional showers. High near 67. East northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Occasional showers. Low around 57. Breezy, with an east wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Occasional showers. High near 67. East wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Occasional showers. Low around 57. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Occasional showers. High near 67. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles W Wailua Homesteads HI
 22.07°N 159.49°W (Elev. 2746 ft)
8:42 am HST Aug 21, 2018
3pm HST Aug 21, 2018-6pm HST Aug 28, 2018
 
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