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Winds Fluctuating as Old Front Approaches

November 18, 2017, 1:46 AM HST
* Updated November 17, 4:54 PM
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Looking Ahead

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Winds are expected to weaken into the weekend with a weak cold front forecast to bring a band of clouds and showers through the islands starting late Saturday. Behind the front, cool and breezy winds are expected to fill in Saturday night into Monday. The disturbance is forecast to move away from the islands Tuesday and Wednesday with a return to more typical trade wind weather. Windy conditions are expected for Thanksgiving.

 

Today & Sunday

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We expect variable winds up to 15 mph but gusty on the summits through the weekend. Partly cloudy skies are forecast with scattered windward showers. Lots of leeward sunshine with isolated afternoon showers. Some areas of haze as well. Temperatures up to 79° to 84°.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight & Sunday Night

Partly cloudy skies becoming mostly clear each night. Low temperatures from 64° to 69°. Winds are expected to be variable up to 15 mph.

 

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