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Wind Advisory Issued for Hawai‘i County

February 24, 2021, 9:02 AM HST
* Updated February 24, 9:05 AM
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8:49 AM HST Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021: National Weather Service in Honolulu

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY

* WHAT: East winds 20 to 30 mph with localized gusts to 50 mph.

* WHERE: Portions of Kaho‘olawe, Maui, Moloka‘i and the Big Island.

* WHEN: Until 6 p.m. Thursday.

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* IMPACTS: Winds this strong are capable of downing temporary structures, trees, and causing localized power outages.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or gusts of at least 50 mph, are expected. Motorists should use extra caution.

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