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Breezy Trade Winds Expected Today

December 15, 2015, 1:44 AM HST
* Updated December 14, 7:46 PM
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Trade winds will return Tuesday statewide. Showers will again favor windward and mauka areas with some passing showers reaching leeward areas from time to time. Strong gusty trades are expected for the second half of the week.

 

Today

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Partly cloudy skies are expected for windward areas with scattered showers during the day. Partly sunny skies for the Kona side with areas of haze and isolated showers in the afternoon as cloud cover builds. Northeast winds from 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. High temperatures from 81° to 86°.

UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds are expected from 15 to 25 mph. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with showers likely in windward spots and isolated showers expected for the leeward side and clearing overnight.

 

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