Kailua Kona, HI (96745)

11:22 AM HST on August 29, 2015 (GMT -1000)
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Location: Hōlualoa, HI
Elevation: 1526 ft
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Elev 1526 ft 19.67 °N, 155.97 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

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Feels Like 84 °F
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Full, 100% visible
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 9 out of 12
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METAR PHKO 292053Z 23010KT 10SM SCT050 31/23 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP114 T03110233 51003
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 9 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PHKO 292053Z 23010KT 10SM SCT050 31/23 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP114 T03110233 51003
The busy hurricane season continues as Hurricane Ignacio may threaten The Big Island Monday. Ignacio is expected to strengthen into a Category 2 hurricane later today, before possibly weakening to a Category 1 storm Monday. The most likely scenario is that storm will pass to the north of Hawaii, there is enough difference is guidance to suggest that residents should prepare for the storm.

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High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 3:20 AM HST on August 29, 2015

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST this
evening...

A high surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM HST this
evening.

* Surf... along west facing shores... 5 to 8 feet.

* Timing... through today.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves... shore
break... and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers... swimmers... and surfers should heed all advice given
by ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Know your
limits... when in doubt... do not go out.





Tropical Storm Watch
Statement as of 5:51 AM HST on August 29, 2015

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

... Precautionary/preparedness actions...
precautionary/preparedness actions...

Loose objects such as lawn furniture... garbage cans... and other
items should be secured or stored indoors. Have supplies on hand
and be ready for power outages. Evacuate if ordered by local
officials.


... Probability of tropical storm/hurricane conditions...
on The Big Island... the chance for hurricane conditions at this
time is less than or equal to 7 percent. Also... the chance for
tropical storm conditions at this time ranges from 29 to 51
percent. This represents a general upward trend since the last
forecast.

... Winds...
there is potential for sustained winds to reach tropical storm
force of 39 mph as early as Monday morning.

... Storm surge and storm tide...
swells generated by Ignacio will begin to arrive along east and
southeast facing shores of The Big Island later today and increase
to 15 to 20 feet on Sunday through Monday. Resultant surf will be
large and potentially life-threatening... especially on The Big
Island later this weekend and early next week. Some coastal
inundation of low lying areas... including but not limted to the
Kapoho area... is expected especially at high tide.

... Inland flooding...
total rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches... with isolated
maximum amounts near 6 inches mainly in areas of higher terrain...
are possible in the watch area.