Sunshine and light trade showers this weekend, heavy rain could return early next week.
The rain started to scale back by the afternoon, with the exception of Maui County and over the Kona Coast.
Sustained winds around 30 mph with gusts near 50 mph will be possible in the areas typically affected by strong trade winds.
Was it set up properly, and should it have been set up at all?
It’s expected to be much weaker than the last cold front that moved through the islands Saturday.
The DOE and KCC both told us they did not expect the weather to be that strong.
Between 10 a.m. and 8:30 p.m., the Honolulu Fire Department responded to 26 wind-related emergencies from Waimanalo to Kaneohe.
The island was under a flash flood warning for most of the day with rain falling at a rate of two to three inches per hour.
Streams such as Waikane and Punaluu have reached flood stage and will cause flash flooding.
Conditions are expected to intensify for Kauai overnight, then spread to Oahu later Saturday morning.
Hawaiian Electric says this was the most extensive damage statewide that the company has seen in years.
A high wind warning has been extended for areas on Hawaii Island through 6 p.m. Sunday.
A portion of Hana Highway is closed due to a downed tree and debris.
Residents are wondering why it wasn’t done before the rains came.
A flash flood watch is in effect for all islands through Sunday.
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This has been good news for local farmers and ranchers.