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Wind Advisory in Effect For Big Island

March 29, 2021, 6:30 AM HST
* Updated March 29, 5:50 AM
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The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Big Island through 6 pm Monday.

Southwest winds of 40 to 50 mph, with gusts up to 60 mph, are forecast for Big Island summits.

Winds this strong can make driving and walking difficult. The winds can forcefully open doors and damage hinges or slam doors shut, possibly causing injuries.

Consider postponing travel to the summits until conditions improve. If you must travel to the summits, use extra caution walking and driving. Be careful opening or closing doors.

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