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Trade Winds Return, Meteor Shower Peaks

November 15, 2014, 10:28 PM HST
* Updated November 15, 11:11 PM
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Pa’ako / Image: Chris Archer

By Meteorologist Malika Dudley / Email: [email protected]

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Today, Sunday November 16, 2014

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Today we expect mostly sunny skies and isolated showers in Maui County. Our natural air conditioner is expected to begin building back in with winds out of the northeast around 15 mph with higher gusts expected in the afternoon. High temperatures should fall in the range of 82° to 87° with highs from 67 – 70° at 5000 feet.

 

Sunrise: 6:37 a.m.

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Sunset: 5:44 p.m.

UV index at 7 (“high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

Tonight we expect partly cloudy skies with isolated showers. Breezy northeast winds from 15 to 20 mph are forecasted. Low temperatures should fall in the range of 68° to 73° with a low of about 52° at 5000 feet.

 

Moonset: 2:04 p.m.

Moonrise: 2:25 a.m. on Nov. 17

Next New Moon: Nov. 22, 2014 at 2:33 a.m.

Next Full Moon: Dec. 6 at 2:27 a.m.

 

The Leonid meteor shower peaks tonight! For details on the show in the sky click here.

 

Looking Ahead

A weakening cold front has been impacting Maui County overnight and will move on to the Big Island later today. Cooler, drier conditions and breezy winds are expected to fill in behind the front. Trade wind weather is expected for much of the week.

 

Almanac for Kahului Airport

Maximum Temperature for today:

Normal 84°

Record 91° / Set in 1957 and tied in 1977

 

Minimum Temperature for today:

Normal 68°

Record 60° / Set in 1953 and tied in 1975

 

**Click here for your detailed Maui County surf report.**

 **In case you missed it, Shane Dorian talks about surfing this week’s swell at Jaws. He’s now a contender for the XXL ride of the year award.**

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