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Drier, More Stable Weather Expected Today

September 8, 2017, 1:27 AM HST
* Updated September 7, 10:32 PM
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Looking Ahead

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Drier and more stable weather is forecast into the weekend. Trade winds are expected to be breezy through Friday. Winds are forecast to decrease this weekend and become light and variable by early next week.

 

Today 

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We expect northeast winds around 15 mph with higher gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. High temperatures are forecast from 84° to 89°. Partly sunny skies with showers likely in windward spots at times. Sunshine for the Kona side in the morning with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Areas of haze are expected for the leeward side as well.

UV index at 12 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Northeast winds are forecast up to 15 mph. Partly cloudy with scattered windward showers and clearing skies for the Kona side. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.

 

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