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Breezy Winds, Scattered Thunderstorms Possible Today

May 15, 2017, 1:28 AM HST
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Winter Weather Advisory: Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa summits about 12,000 feet. We expect freezing drizzle and fog through 10 a.m. Monday morning.

High Surf Advisory: East facing shores of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Monday.

Small Craft Advisory: ʻAlenuihāhā channel and Big Island southeast and leeward coastal waters through 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

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Looking Ahead

Breezy trade winds will continue over the islands through Tuesday before weakening for the second half of the work week. A disturbance high in the atmosphere is forecast to move south through Monday evening, then stall near the Big Island through Tuesday evening. Enhanced showers are expected during that time, especially for windward spots across the state. The disturbance is then expected to move slowly northeast during the second half of the week with a drier weather pattern expected across the state.

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Today

We expect east winds around 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 79° to 84°. Partly to mostly cloudy skies with frequent showers for windward spots. For the Kona side, sunshine in the morning with building clouds in the afternoon and scattered showers during that time. There is also a slight chance for thunderstorms.

UV index at 10 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

East winds are forecast around 15 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy skies with frequent showers for windward spots and clearing for the Kona side as the night goes on. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.

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