News

Wind Advisory in Effect For Big Island

December 31, 2020, 11:42 AM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

National Weather Service: 11:32 a.m. HST, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY

WHAT: Northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with localized gusts over 55 mph.

WHERE: Portions of Kahoolawe, Lanai, Maui and the Big Island.

WHEN: Until 6 PM New Years Day.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

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

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Because of the mountainous terrain on the Big Island, winds may vary greatly from one location to another. The strongest winds will occur where winds blow over ridges and accelerate downslope.

Be prepared for power outages. Avoid walking under overhanging tree limbs. Be very careful when using fireworks.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.