High Wind Watch for Big Island Summits Until Sunday
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020: National Weather Service Honolulu
HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
What: West winds 45 to 75 mph with localized gusts over 90 mph possible.
Where: Big Island Summits.
When: From Thursday morning through late Saturday night.
Impacts: Travel to the summits could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Additional Details: A high wind watch for the summits means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 56 mph or gusts of 66 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
Take precautions now to protect property. Tie down loose objects or move them to a sheltered location.