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Slight chance of thunderstorms for Monday

Oahu Radar at 10:33 a.m. Oahu Radar at 10:33 a.m.
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A slight chance of thunderstorms remains in the forecast through tonight, thanks to an upper level disturbance near the Big Island.

The National Weather Service said, "As the islands heat up, clouds and showers will form over interior areas. These showers will be spotty, but some will be heavy and there is a slight chance of thunderstorms on all islands through early evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms remains in the forecast for coastal waters through tonight."

Forecasters say that the atmosphere will become more stable over the next couple of days as the trough weakens and moves off to the east.  

A line of thunderstorms and heavy showers dropped more than half an inch of rain in a three-hour period Sunday evening over West Oahu. A rain gage at Makaha Stream recorded .58 of an inch of rain between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Heavy rain also fell on the Kona side of the Big Island, with Kealakekua picking up an inch of rain between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

While the weather should be a bit drier as the work week progresses, the trade winds will remain on a break. A series of cold fronts approaching from the north will keep the winds light, veering from the southeast to the southwest through midweek. Light trades are possible Thursday night and Friday, but winds are forecast to become light and variable once again by next weekend.

 

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