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Wind Warning for Summits, 85 mph Gusts Expected

March 29, 2016, 1:33 AM HST
* Updated March 28, 9:37 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Wind Warning is in effect for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through 6 p.m. Tuesday for west winds from 30 to 65 mph with gusts up to 85 mph.

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Looking Ahead

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A weakening cold front will move through the islands from north to south Tuesday into Tuesday evening. Scattered showers will be possible as the front moves through. Light winds and mainly dry weather are expected Wednesday and Thursday with a return to trade winds Friday through the weekend.

 

Today

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Today we expect mostly sunny conditions with isolated showers and hazy skies. Southwest winds are forecast from 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures from 81° to 86°.

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

 

Tonight

Variable winds are expected up to 15 mph. Mostly clear skies are forecast with isolated showers. Low temperatures from 66° to 71°.

 

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