The trade winds are returning today, becoming locally strong by this afternoon.
Though the storm may weaken when it travels away from Micronesia, it is an imminent threat to low-lying islands in Yap state
Residents could experience winds of 74 mph or higher early Wednesday morning.
Periods of heavy rain were reported in areas of the windward side earlier in the day.
Funnel clouds typically form in the afternoon when wind is light and there’s a lot of heat.
A flash flood watch remains in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday for Maui and the Big Island.
At 2:18 p.m., radar showed a stationary area of heavy rain near Huelo.
At 8:42 a.m., rain gauges at Punalu’u pum showed heavy rain falling at one inch per hour near Punalu’u.
A weak storm front is passing Kauai and Oahu, and heading to Maui County and Hawaii Island.
A weak storm system is forecast to move through Kauai Thursday night and the rest of the state Friday.
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The Honolulu Fire Department received 67 calls for blown roofs this weekend most on the windward side.
The already strong southerly winds accelerated downslope on the north side of the Ko’olau range.
Crews across the state restored service to homes and businesses after windy weather knocked out power to thousands since Friday.
UPDATE: The planned launch of a deep-space observatory for the U.S. government was cancelled.
Forecasters say winds are expected to gradually weaken as the week progresses.
On Tuesday, two flights from Newark, N.J., to Honolulu were canceled, but no outgoing flights were affected.