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Today’s Forecast: Snowfall Possible on Summits

February 27, 2017, 1:15 AM HST
* Updated February 26, 11:26 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: All Big Island coastal waters through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Winter Storm Watch: Big Island summits above 12,500 feet until Tuesday night. Six inches of snow are possible.

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Looking Ahead

East-southeast winds are forecast to strengthen a bit on Monday before dropping off again Tuesday. High clouds are expected Monday through Wednesday with wet, unsettled weather conditions from Tuesday through Wednesday. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible during that time. Thursday, weather conditions will again shift with better conditions and light winds expected into next weekend.

 

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Today 

We have trade winds today around 10 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 77° to 82°. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with windward showers likely and scattered afternoon leeward showers.

UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Trade winds are forecast around 10 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with frequent windward showers and scattered leeward showers. Low temperatures from 66° to 71°.

 

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