Overnight rain in Hawaii’s north-central Hawaiian Islands and a mild winter are expected to continue in the Pacific, with more rain forecast for the region.
A wet winter in Hawaii is forecast for Friday and Saturday and temperatures could reach the low 50s by Sunday, the National Weather Service said.
The weather service’s latest forecast shows the rain forecast moving south of the islands.
Rainfall of 4 to 5 inches is expected to fall on the islands between Thursday and Saturday.
A rain event of 4 inches is possible by Sunday evening.
As of Friday, the storm system was moving south-northwest, according to the weather service.
There is a high risk of heavy rain and thunderstorms in the central and south-central Pacific.
On Saturday, a tropical storm watch was issued for Hawaii.
Hawaii has experienced an average of 2.2 inches of rain per day for the past six days.
In the past week, Hawaii has recorded 1.3 inches of rainfall, the weather agency said.