More rain expected

A plume of deep tropical moisture will produce wet, unsettled and humid conditions across Kauai and Oahu through today, according to the National Weather Service.

A land- and sea-breeze pattern will prevail statewide on Friday, with showers favoring afternoon hours. Trade winds will gradually build across the island chain during the weekend, then persist through the middle of next week, the NWS reported.

A flash flood watch has been issued for Niihau and Kauai through this afternoon.

Former Tropical Storm Kiko, which had been heading toward the Central Pacific, has dissipated, according to the National Hurricane Center.

On Tuesday, a record high of 89 degrees at Lihue broke the previous record of 88 set in 2017.


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