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Weather Expected to Deteriorate Soon

December 15, 2016, 1:57 AM HST
* Updated December 14, 10:59 PM
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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.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, chance of cloud cover, projected localized weather conditions, vog/SO2 forecast and expected wave heights.**

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Looking Ahead

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A cold front approaching from the northwest is expected to reach Kauai Thursday morning, and proceed down the island chain through Friday night, bringing rain and the possibility of a few thunderstorms. Winter weather could occur at the highest elevations Friday through Saturday.

 

Today 

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Mostly sunny skies are expected with a chance of showers for windward spots. Kona side is expected to be sunny in the morning with some clouds building in the afternoon and higher probability of showers in the afternoon as well. High temperatures from 79° to 84°. Winds will be southwest around 15 mph.

UV index at 4 (“moderate” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Southwest winds are forecast 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with slight chance of showers for windward spots and hazy skies. Low temperatures from 66° to 71°.

 

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