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High Winds on Big Island Expected Through Mid-Week

January 5, 2020, 11:17 AM HST
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9:17 AM HST Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020: National Weather Service Honolulu

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR BIG ISLAND UNTIL 6 PM HST TUESDAY

What: Northeast winds 30 to 50 mph with gusts up to 75 mph expected.

Affected Areas: Big Island Summits, particularly above 8,000 feet.

Impacts: Winds this strong will make driving difficult.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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A wind advisory for the summits means that sustained winds of at least 45 mph, or gusts of at least 55 mph, are expected. Motorists should use extra caution.

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