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Front Expected to Increase Showers Soon

October 18, 2016, 1:20 AM HST
* Updated October 17, 10:25 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual windy coastal channels and waters through Tuesday at 6 p.m.

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Looking Ahead

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Moderate trade winds are expected through midweek. An area of showers associated with a disturbance high in the atmosphere southeast of the islands is forecast to move across the islands through Wednesday night. During the second half of the week, a front will approach from the northwest. Windy conditions will develop over the state Friday into this weekend as the remnants of the front move through.

 

Today 

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Partly to mostly cloudy with numerous showers for windward and mauka areas. Hazy skies for the Kona side. Sunny in the morning with isolated showers and building clouds in the afternoon. High temperatures from 83° to 88°. Winds will be northeast from 15 to 20 mph.

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

 

Tonight 

Winds will be northeast around 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy with frequent windward showers. Kona side should be mostly clear. Low temperatures from 70° to 75°.

 

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