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Relatively Dry Trade Wind Weather for Today

August 17, 2016, 6:00 AM HST
* Updated August 17, 6:55 AM
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Looking Ahead

Breezy trade wind weather will continue. Dry trade wind weather is forecast through Wednesday with an increase in showers expected over windward Maui County and the Big Island late in the week.

 

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Today

Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers for windward areas. Hazy skies for the Kona side with sunny skies in the morning, then building cloud cover in the afternoon and isolated showers. High temperatures from 84° to 89°. Winds will be northeasterly around 10 to 20 mph.

UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Winds will be northeasterly around 10 to 20 mph. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers for windward spots. Partly cloudy for lee areas and clearing as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.

 

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