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Variable Winds, Hazy Skies Today

May 27, 2015, 1:02 AM HST
* Updated May 26, 10:06 PM
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Today

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Today we expect high temperatures from 80° to 86°. Winds will be variable up to 15 mph. Mostly sunny skies are expected in the morning with mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers in the afternoon. The UHSOEST vog model shows volcanic haze for much of the Big Island in the afternoon (see model above). Windward sides are expected to be mostly cloudy with scattered showers.

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UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

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Mostly cloudy skies are expected tonight with scattered showers for windward areas. Leeward spots will be cloudy to start and clearing is expected as the night goes on. Variable winds are forecasted up to 15 mph. Low temperatures from 69° to 75° are expected.

 

 

Looking Ahead 

Winds are expected to be light enough to allow land and sea breezes to develop through the rest of the week. Increasing moisture will lead to an increasingly cloudy and showery weather pattern, particularly during the afternoons and early evenings.

 

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