Mostly dry conditions forecasted to continue

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HONOLULU (KHON2) - Breezy to locally windy trade winds continue this afternoon as a 1031 mb surface high remains approximately 925 miles north of Kauai.

Stable conditions also continue as mid-level ridging remains in place to the northwest of the state.

Radar and satellite imagery show much drier conditions compared to yesterday with widely scattered weak trade showers moving across the islands.

Expect these conditions to continue tonight with showers favoring windward coasts and slopes.

The biggest change to the forecast this afternoon has been the issuance of a Wind Advisory for the Big Island Summits.

Expect winds to peak Monday morning before trending downward in the afternoon.

Otherwise, the strong surface high will remain to our north through Monday which will maintain our breezy trade wind conditions.

A stable and rather typical summertime rainfall pattern will prevail with modest rainfall possible over windward coast and slopes.

Aside from some brief afternoon showers over Kona slopes of the Big Island, leeward areas will be mostly dry.

Trades look to then weaken slightly on Tuesday as the high to the north weakens, with passing showers over windward coasts and slopes through the middle of the week.

Guidance continues to show an uptick in shower activity possible later this week and into the upcoming weekend as an upper-level disturbance develops northeast of ...

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