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Drier Weather Today, Another Front on Horizon

February 17, 2017, 1:12 AM HST (Updated February 16, 2017, 11:17 PM) · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: All Maui County channels through 6 a.m. Friday.

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    Looking Ahead

    Mostly dry weather is forecast across the state through Friday night. Another front is expected to reach Kauai on Saturday and move down the island chain through Sunday night. Clouds and showers are expected at that time. Breezy winds are forecast to fill in behind the front Sunday through Wednesday.

     

    Today

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    We have northeast winds today around 10 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 79° to 84°. Partly sunny skies are expected with light scattered showers for windward areas. For the Kona side, mostly sunny morning and some clouds and isolated showers in the afternoon.

    UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

     

    Tonight 

    Variable winds are forecast up to 15 mph. Mostly clear skies are expected for the Kona side with partly cloudy skies and isolated windward showers. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.

     

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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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