Quantcast

Friday, July 25, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 2 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Humid, voggy Kona weather could stick around

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 12:13 p.m. HST, May 02, 2014


A change in the winds is bringing muggy conditions with the chance of leeward and mauka afternoon showers and vog to the islands.

National Weather Service forecasters said the cooling northeast tradewinds have been displaced by light variable winds that will turn southeasterly, bringing moist air from the south to the state.

Volcanic haze from Kilauea is also likely to move over the smaller islands beginning on Friday evening.

Light winds and humid conditions will cause afternoon clouds to build up over leeward and mauka areas, bringing scattered showers.

Forecasters said the muggy conditions will likely stick around into next week.

A weather system north of the islands has cut off the usual northeast tradewind flow and it's not clear yet when the trades will return.







 Print   Email   Comment | View 2 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(2)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
juscasting wrote:
Perfect! Aloha Friday, no work till Monday and now going rain!
on May 2,2014 | 12:19PM
lokela wrote:
Always the case.
on May 2,2014 | 03:47PM
IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News