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Muggy, Hot & Hazy Today

August 24, 2016, 1:16 AM HST
* Updated August 24, 7:05 AM
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Looking Ahead

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Deep tropical moisture moving over the state is expected to keep muggy conditions and locally heavy downpours through Wednesday. Thunderstorms are also a possibility. Drier trade wind weather is forecast to begin to filter in Wednesday night and Thursday, with typical trade wind weather through early next week.

 

Today 

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Partly cloudy skies today for windward spots with scattered morning showers. Building cloud cover in the afternoon with showers likely. Leeward sides can expect mostly sunny skies to start with isolated showers then scattered showers as clouds build. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall is possible. High temperatures from 86° to 91°. Winds will be easterly around 15 mph.

UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Winds will be easterly around 15 mph. Mostly cloudy with showers and possible thunderstorms / heavy rain in the evening. Clearing is expected as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 72° to 77°.

 

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