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East Winds & Windward Showers Today

February 23, 2015, 1:09 AM HST
* Updated February 22, 11:12 PM
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**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.**

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Today

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Today windward spots are expected to be mostly cloudy and showers are likely. The Kona side is forecasted to get morning sunshine and afternoon cloud cover. The rain will help to clear some of that vog out. East winds are forecasted from 10 to 20 mph. High temperatures should fall in the range of 79° to 84°.

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UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

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Mostly cloudy skies are expected on the windward side with likely showers. Leeward spots will get partly cloudy skies and isolated showers. East winds are forecasted from 10 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 67° to 73° are expected.

Next Full Moon: 8:06 a.m. on Mar. 5

 

Looking Ahead 

Light to moderate east to southeast winds will continue through most of the week. Through Tuesday, shower activity will diminish overall, occurring mainly over east to southeast slopes. From Wednesday into next weekend, a weakening front will spread disorganized showers over the islands from northwest to southeast.

 

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