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Possible Thunderstorms Tonight for Big Island

November 29, 2016, 1:00 AM HST
* Updated November 28, 11:02 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for all Hawaii County waters through 6 p.m. Thursday.

A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores until 6 a.m. Thursday.

A Gale Watch is posted through 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

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Looking Ahead

Breezy trade winds will bring windward and mauka showers through Tuesday with an increase in shower coverage expected starting Tuesday night as a disturbance high in the atmosphere moves over the islands bringing the possibility of locally heavy showers. Trade winds are forecast to decrease Friday with lighter winds and wet weather on tap through the weekend.

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Today 

Mostly cloudy for windward spots with showers likely. Hazy for the Kona side with clear skies in the morning and building clouds in the afternoon and scattered showers. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. Winds will be out of the northeast from 15 to 30 mph.

UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Winds will be northeasterly from 15 to 30 mph. Mostly cloudy with showers likely in windward spots. Locally heavy rainfall possible with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.

 

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