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Wind Observations: 155 mph on Mauna Kea, 60+ mph Elsewhere

January 3, 2015, 4:51 PM HST
* Updated January 3, 5:15 PM
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National Weather Service forecaster Robert Ballard put out a public information statement recapping the wind observations measured at various automated observation platforms around the state.

**Localized winds may have been higher than the limited observation sites that are available. These are preliminary values and have not yet been quality controlled. Wind speeds are in mph. Here are his observations.**

 

…HAWAII…

MAUNA KEA CFHT      155

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

VLBA                 82

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

HAKALAU              66

MAUNA LOA SLOPE OBS  62

UPOLU AIRPORT        62

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

PUU WAAWAA           60

NENE CABIN           58

PTA KEAMUKU          53

KAWAIHAE NOS         51

KAUPULEHU            50

KONA INTL AIRPORT    50

SOUTH POINT          50

AHUMOA               49

PTA KIPUKA ALALA     48

KAPAPALA RAWS        47

PALI 2               47

KEALAKOMO            46

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