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Breezy Winds, Morning Trade Showers Today

August 19, 2016, 1:22 AM HST
* Updated August 18, 10:24 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual windy areas through 6 a.m. Saturday for east winds from 20 to 25 knots.

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 are forecast to continue through Friday, then weaken during the weekend. An area of enhanced moisture is expected to keep showers active tonight, followed by a drier pattern on Friday. Showers are expected to increase again during the weekend as a disturbance moves over the state. Winds will weaken early next week with a very warm and humid land and sea breeze pattern prevailing.

 

Today

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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 scattered showers. High temperatures from 84° to 89°. Winds will be northeasterly around 15 mph.

UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

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

 

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