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High Wind Watch for Big Island Summits Until Sunday

February 5, 2020, 1:30 PM HST
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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.

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Impacts: Travel to the summits could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

Take precautions now to protect property. Tie down loose objects or move them to a sheltered location.

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