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Enhanced Showers Could Continue Through Today

May 16, 2017, 1:15 AM HST
* Updated May 15, 11:22 PM
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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. Tuesday morning.

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

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

A gradual decrease in trade winds is expected as a front approaches the state. A disturbance high in the atmosphere could trigger some enhanced showers as the feature lingers over the state through Tuesday. This disturbance is forecast to slowly move northeast in the next few days, which will results in more stable conditions returning to the islands.

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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 scattered showers for windward spots. For the Kona side, sunshine in the morning with building clouds in the afternoon and isolated showers during that time.

UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

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

 

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