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Windy Today with Rain Headed Our Way

October 4, 2017, 1:21 AM HST
* Updated October 3, 10:09 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: In effect through 6 a.m. Friday with east winds up to 25 knots and seas up to 10 feet.

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Looking Ahead

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Windy weather is expected tonight through Thursday night. Friday is forecast to be a transition day from breezy winds to gentle winds. In addition to this, a band of showers is expected to move over the state on Friday and linger through the weekend. The shower band is forecast to dissipate early next week.

 

Today 

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We expect east winds from 15 to 25 mph with higher gusts. Partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers and afternoon isolated showers for the Kona side. Areas of leeward haze are expected. Temperatures up to 83° to 88°.

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

 

Tonight 

East winds are expected up to 25 mph. For the Kona side, some isolated showers are possible to start, then clearing skies as the night goes on. Scattered windward showers are forecast overnight. Low temperatures from 71° to 76°.

 

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