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Cool, Dry Conditions Expected Through Weekend

December 26, 2014, 1:00 AM HST
* Updated December 25, 11:01 PM
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Whale off of Ho’okipa yesterday / Image: Jimmie Hepp

By Meteorologist Malika Dudley / Email: [email protected]

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Today, Friday, December 26, 2014

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Today we expect partly to mostly sunny skies with just isolated showers, if any. High temperatures should fall in the range of 79° to 84° and around 70° at 5000 feet. Winds are expected out of the west around 15 mph with higher gusts.

Sunrise: 7:00 a.m.

Sunset: 5:53 p.m.

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UV index at 6 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies tonight becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered showers are in the forecast. Winds are expected out of the northwest from 15 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 62° to 67° degrees are expected with a low of about 49° at 5000 feet.

Moonrise: 10:55 a.m.

Moonset: 11:08 p.m.

Next Full Moon: Jan. 4 at 6:54 p.m.

Next New Moon: Jan. 20 at 3:14 a.m.

 

Looking Ahead

Cool temperatures and generally dry conditions are expected to prevail through the weekend. Clouds and a few showers will be limited mainly to northwest slopes. More typical trade-wind conditions will return gradually by Sunday night and Monday. A weak front is forecasted to move southeast across the state from Monday night or Tuesday into Wednesday.

 

Almanac for Kahului Airport

Maximum Temperature for today:

Normal 81°

Record 88° / Set in 1952

 

Minimum Temperature for today:

Normal 64°

Record 54° / Set in 1951

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