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Hawaii Extended Forecast Discussion
 
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HAWAII EXTENDED FORECAST DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
820 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

VALID 00Z SUN APR 13 2014 - 00Z SUN APR 20 2014

MODEL AND ENSEMBLE GUIDANCE SEEMS REASONABLY COMPATABLE AND SHOWS
A WEAKENING FRONTAL PUSH THROUGH THE STATE THIS WEEKEND IN
RESPONSE TO PASSAGE OF AN AMPLIFYING MID-UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH/LOWERING HEIGHTS.  EXPECT MOISTURE POOLING WILL FUEL SOME
ENHANCED SHOWERS AHEAD/ALONG THE FRONT FOLLOWED BY BRISK TRADE
FLOW AND LIMITED TERRAIN FAVORED RAINFALL PATTERN BY EARLY NEXT
WEEK WITH THE ISLANDS SET IN GRADIENT FLOW UNDERNEATH POTENT HIGH
PRESSURE AND TO THE WEST OF A DEVELOPING CLOSED LOW.  THIS STEADY
EASTWARD SHIFT OF THIS PATTERN INTO THE ERN PACIFIC THROUGH LATE
NEXT WEEK/NEXT WEEKEND SHOULD FAVOR  MORE MODERATE ISLAND TRADES.

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