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Unsettled Weather Today, Changes on Horizon

December 14, 2016, 12:22 AM HST
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

A High Surf Advisory is posted for east facing shores of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Thursday.

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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Fairly dry and stable weather across the island chain through Wednesday night. A front is forecast to pass from west to east over the state Thursday through Friday night bringing rain to the islands. An upper level disturbance is expected to dig over the state Friday and into this weekend bringing a prolonged period of unsettled weather into early next week. This feature could spark a few thunderstorms, particularly Friday and Friday night.

 

Today 

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Partly sunny skies are expected with slight chance of showers for windward spots. Kona side is expected to be sunny in the morning with some clouds building in the afternoon. There’s a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. Winds will be northeast around 15 mph.

UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Variable winds are forecast up to 15 mph. Partly cloudy skies with slight chance of showers for windward spots. Low temperatures from 69° to 74°.

 

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