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Rainy Merrie Monarch Weather for Hilo Side

April 18, 2017, 1:02 AM HST
* Updated April 17, 10:05 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Alenuihaha channel through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Looking Ahead

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Remnants of a stalled front bring showers to Maui County and Big Island windward spots into early this morning. Winds are forecast to ease some on Tuesday and veer to Kona winds by Wednesday ahead of an approaching front. The front is forecast to reach the islands Thursday and stall on Friday and Saturday.

 

Today

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Showers and clouds from an old front are forecast to continue impacting windward sides today. Showers are likely for the Hilo side with mostly cloudy skies. The Kona side will mainly see scattered afternoon showers. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Winds are forecast out of the east from 15 to 20 mph.

UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast around 10 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are expected for Hawaii County with windward showers likely and clearing skies for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 68° to 73°.

 

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