Winds Slowly Weaken TodayApril 15, 2016, 1:28 AM HST (Updated April 14, 2016, 9:30 PM)
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Trade winds are expected to weaken slowly through Friday, then strengthen once again during the weekend. A weak front is forecast to bring an increase in showers over the weekend as the trades strengthen. Trade wind weather will continue next week.
Today we expect partly cloudy skies in the morning with scattered windward showers. The Kona side will be partly sunny to start with clouds building in the afternoon and isolated showers. Hazy skies are expected. Northeast winds are forecast around 15 mph. High temperatures from 80° to 85°.
UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)
Northeast winds are expected around 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast with a chance of showers in windward areas. For the Kona side clearing skies as the night goes on just a slight chance of showers. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.
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