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VIDEO: Mauna Kea Summit Snow, May 1, 2017

May 1, 2017, 12:50 PM HST
* Updated May 1, 12:57 PM
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VIDEO: W.M. Keck time-lapse video taken from the facility’s  Cosmic Cams (parking cam) yesterday, April 30, from about 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The ice melts, builds up, then melts again throughout the day.

Keck I dome is on the left, Subaru telescope is on the right. W. M. Keck Observatory photo.

The W. M. Keck Observatory’s Weather Cam has captured snow photos on the morning of Monday, May 1.

Ice covers the weather cam pole on Monday, May 1, 2017. W. M. Keck Observatory photo.

For perspective, this is the weather mast that Keck’s camera is mounted on. W. M. Keck Observatory photo..

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Winter Storm Watch for the summits of Hawai‘i Island through today.

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