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Wetter Weekend Weather Expected, Today’s Forecast

July 29, 2016, 1:21 AM HST
* Updated July 28, 10:26 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Friday for most Big Island waters for northeast to east winds up to 25 knots or more and seas of 5 to 10 feet.

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

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Looking Ahead

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Breezy trade winds will keep blowing over the islands. A dry, stable atmosphere will keep rainfall to a minimum for the next day or so. The trade winds should then weaken and showers may become more active starting tomorrow night.

 

Today 

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Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers for windward areas. Hazy skies for the Kona side with isolated afternoon showers. High temperatures from 85° to 90°. Winds will be northeasterly from 15 to 25 mph.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Winds will be northeasterly around 15 mph. Mostly cloudy with numerous showers in windward spots and gradual clearing as the night goes on for lee areas. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°.

 

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