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Improving Weather Expected Today

December 19, 2016, 12:11 AM HST (Updated December 19, 2016, 12:11 AM) · 0 Comments
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    Looking Ahead

    Improving weather is expected on Monday. A gradual return to a trade wind weather pattern will begin with trade winds continuing for the rest of the week. Clouds and passing showers will favor windward and mauka spots.

     

    Today 

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    Mostly cloudy skies are expected with showers likely for windward and mauka spots along the Hilo side. Scattered showers are in the forecast for the Kona side. High temperatures from 77° to 83°. Winds will be east around 15 to 20 mph.

    UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    Northeast winds are forecast 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies for windward spots with scattered showers and mostly clear for the Kona side with just isolated showers. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

     

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    Malika Dudley
    Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of their weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Big Island tsunami damage in 2011. She is a Certified Meteorologist and graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BA in Speech Communication and French. Malika leads the Big Island Now weather team and enjoys conducting video interviews for Big Island Now's news and entertainment sections. The former Miss Hawaii is also a black belt in karate, avid waterwoman, jewelry designer, singer, TV host and mommy blogger.
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