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Drier, Cooler Weather Expected to Fill in

October 27, 2017, 8:43 AM HST
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

High Surf Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Saturday. North shores of the Big Island, mainly the Puna district.

Small Craft Advisory: Through 6 p.m. Saturday for seas up to 7 to 13 feet.

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

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Looking Ahead

Drier, cooler weather is forecast to spread over the state with some lingering moisture and showers affecting the windward Big Island. Light trade winds will begin to fill in today and through the weekend. Humidity levels along with rain chances are expected to increase Sunday and into next week as winds shift from the southeast ahead of an approaching cold front.

 

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Today

We expect variable winds around15 mph. Partly to mostly cloudy skies are forecast with limited scattered windward showers. Variable cloudiness with isolated afternoon showers for the Kona side. Temperatures up to 81° to 86°.

UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight 

Partly cloudy skies with scattered windward showers. Low temperatures from 69° to 75°. Winds are expected to be variable around 15 mph.

 

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