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Trade Weather Today, Rain Chances Increase Soon

December 20, 2016, 1:22 AM HST
* Updated December 19, 9:23 PM
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iMage: Elizabeth Sage

Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: East winds 20 to 25 knots in our windier channels through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Looking Ahead

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Trade winds are forecast to bring our usual windward and mauka focused clouds and showers. Trade showers are expected to increase during the second half of the work week after rather limited amounts of rain early in the week.

 

Today 

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Mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered showers for windward and mauka spots along the Hilo side. Hazy for the Kona side with clouds building in the afternoon and isolated showers. High temperatures from 78° to 84°. Winds will be east around 15 to 20 mph.

UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies for windward spots with showers likely and mostly clear for the Kona side with just isolated showers. Low temperatures from 66° to 72°.

 

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