Saturday, March 24, 2012

Largest Hailstone on Record for the State of Hawaii

Credit: NOAA

“The final measurement of the hailstone was 4 1/4 inches long, 2 1/4 inches tall, and 2 inches wide,” said Michael Cantin, warning coordination meteorologist at NOAA’s National Weather Service in Honolulu, which, along with NOAA's State Climate Extremes Committee, confirmed the new state record. “According to hail report records for Hawaii kept back to 1950 the previous state record hailstone was 1 inch in diameter.”

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Rain, Rain, and More Rain!

Here is the predicted 5-day rain total from the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center(now through Monday afternoon). As the front moves into the south, it could bring 2 or 3 inches of rainfall over the 5 day period.  Showers are likely to begin tomorrow, but not until after noon.  We will continue to see showers off and on throughout the weekend and into Monday.