Rain in the forecast

A rainbow appears in front of the West Maui Mountains as rain descends on Lahaina on Friday afternoon. Showers and north-northwest winds between 14 and 18 mph are forecast for today with the possibility of thunderstorms and heavy rainfall, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu. Today’s high temperature will be near 77 degrees, with a low around 63. Scattered and isolated showers are expected to continue across Maui County through Christmas Day.

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo