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Wind Advisory Issued for Big Island

July 8, 2019, 6:38 AM HST
* Updated July 8, 8:50 AM
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3: 46 AM HST, Monday, July 8, 2019: National Weather Service Honolulu HI

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 8 p.m. HST this evening.

WINDS: East 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts up to 50 mph across the most of the Big Island and windward Moloka‘i.

TIMING: Strong gusty winds will continue until later this evening due to passage of a remnant trough associated with Barbara.

IMPACTS: Travel will become difficult on roads, especially for high-profile vehicles.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or gusts of at least 50 mph, are expected. Motorists should use extra caution.

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