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Increase in Showers Expected Tonight

October 26, 2016, 7:25 AM HST
* Updated October 26, 7:37 AM
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A Small Craft Advisory is posted for our usual channels and waters through 6 a.m. Thursday.

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Looking Ahead

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Trade winds will continue for Hawaii through the forecast period, becoming stronger tonight through the weekend. A weak front is expected to pass southwestward across the islands later today and Thursday and should bring an increase in showers and clouds, but only light to moderate total rainfall. An upper level disturbance may cause showers to increase once again this weekend.

 

Today 

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Mostly sunny with scattered showers. Hazy skies for the Kona side isolated showers in the afternoon. High temperatures from 82° to 87°. Winds will be northeast around 15 mph.

UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Winds will be northeast around 15 to 25 mph. Mostly cloudy with scattered windward showers. Kona side should be clearing as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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