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Showers From Dissipating Front Expected

January 5, 2017, 1:38 AM HST
* Updated January 4, 9:42 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Wind Advisory: Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea summits above 8000 feet for west winds 40 to 55 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. In effect through 6 p.m. Thursday.

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Looking Ahead

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Remnants of a front will slowly move down the island chain through early Friday. Clouds and showers are expected to affect mainly windward and mauka spots as it passes through. Some showers may linger over the windward Big Island into early Friday. Cool and dry conditions are expected to spread from west to east across the islands Thursday night and Friday and into the weekend.

 

Today 

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Mostly cloudy skies are expected today with showers likely for windward spots. Hazy for the Kona side with partly cloudy skies and isolated afternoon showers after morning sunshine. High temperatures from 77° to 82°. Winds will be north to northeast up to 15 mph.

UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

North to northeast winds are forecast up to 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with showers likely for windward spots and isolated showers in lee areas. Low temperatures from 65° to 70°.

 

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