Snow Forecast for Maunakea and Mauna Loa
3:21 PM HST Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020: National Weather Service Honolulu
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 6 AM HST FRIDAY FOR SUMMITS OF MAUNAKEA AND MAUNA LOA
Deep moisture along a front will move over the Big Island Thursday and Thursday night, producing periods of snow showers and freezing rain. The threat of significant winter weather may extend into Friday.
What: Snow showers and periods of freezing rain. Total snow accumulations of up to 5 inches.
Where: Big Island Summits above 10,500 feet.
When: From noon Thursday to 6 AM HST Friday. This advisory may need to be extended into Friday.
Impacts: Travel could be very difficult. Blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility at times, with periods of zero visibility.
A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.