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Hot, Hazy, Humid Weather Continues

December 8, 2016, 1:12 AM HST
* Updated December 7, 9:20 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect on Wednesday at 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Friday for accumulations of up to 6 inches of snow and ice accumulations up to a quarter of an inch. Winds will be southwest from 20 to 30 mph, gusting to 50 mph.

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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A light and variable weather pattern is forecast for the next few days with afternoon sea breezes and overnight land breezes taking hold. A disturbance high in the atmosphere will make conditions more unstable over the next few days and could bring an uptick in shower activity through the weekend. A front is then expected to reach the islands later this weekend and stall over the middle of the state.

 

Today 

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Cloudy skies are expected with occasional windward showers. The Kona side will start the day off with isolated showers with an increase in showers forecast for the afternoon as cold cover builds. High temperatures from 77° to 82° and feeling warmer due to the elevated heat index. Winds will be variable up to 15 mph.

UV index at 3 (“moderate” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast around 15 mph but shifting out of the southwest after midnight. Cloud skies with showers likely in windward spots. Isolated showers are forecast for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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