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Drier, More Stable Conditions Expected Saturday

April 15, 2017, 1:02 AM HST
* Updated April 14, 10:05 PM
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Looking Ahead

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Saturday, conditions should be slightly drier and more stable than they’ve been the last few days. Moderate to breezy northeast winds are expected to fill back in Sunday through Monday. That is expected to be short lived though. Winds are forecast to turn southerly Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of an approaching front.

 

Today & Sunday

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We have variable winds today from 5 to 15 mph with afternoon sea breezes developing for leeward areas. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Partly sunny skies with scattered windward showers Saturday. Morning sunshine for Kona side with scattered afternoon showers. On Sunday, just isolated afternoon showers are expected otherwise, conditions will be similar.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight & Sunday Night

Northeast winds are forecast around 5 to 15 mph. Partly cloudy skies are expected for Hawaii County with scattered windward showers and clearing skies for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°.

 

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