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UPDATE: Wind Advisory CANCELLED for Big Island

August 2, 2019, 7:45 AM HST
* Updated August 2, 5:45 PM
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Friday, Aug. 2, 2019

5:39 PM: WIND ADVISORY IS CANCELLED

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has cancelled the Wind Advisory. Winds have dropped below advisory criteria.

5:06 AM: WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has continued the Wind Advisory for the the south, north and east and Kohala and the interior areas of the Big Island.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

WINDS: East 20 to 40 mph with localized gusts over 45 mph for portions of the Big Island.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

TIMING: Through this afternoon as Tropical Storm Erick passes to the south.

IMPACTS: Winds this strong are capable of downing trees and causing power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or gusts of at least 50 mph, are expected. Use extra caution when driving and be prepared for longer commutes. Protect sensitive electronics that may become damaged by power fluctuations.

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