More Sunshine Expected Today for Big Island

July 6, 2017, 1:13 AM HST (Updated July 5, 2017, 9:17 PM)

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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Friday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, chance of cloud cover, projected localized weather conditions, vog/SO2 forecast and expected wave heights.**



    Looking Ahead

    Breezy trade winds are forecast through the week with stable conditions focusing light showers over windward and mauka spots. Dry conditions are expected for leeward areas. An increase in showers is possible heading into next week.




    We expect east winds around 10 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 83° to 88°. Partly cloudy skies with isolated windward showers for the Hilo side and isolated afternoon showers for the Kona side.

    UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)



    East winds are forecast around 10 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and isolated leeward showers expected. 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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