Wind Advisory in Effect Through Tuesday Night
The National Weather Service has extended a wind advisory for much of Hawai´i County through 6 pm Tuesday evening.
East to northeast winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph, are forecast for windward Big Island, as well as the southern portion of the island and much of Kohala.
Winds this strong are capable of downing temporary structures, trees and causing localized power outages. Motorists should use extra caution.