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Winter Weather Advisory Remains in Effect for Big Island Summits

December 19, 2021, 8:44 AM HST
* Updated December 19, 8:47 AM
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Periods of freezing rain are forecast over the summits of Maunakea and Mauna Loa this morning, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather advisory earlier this morning.

The advisory remains in effect until noon today, Dec. 19.

Freezing rain will result in light icing, making conditions very slippery.

A winter weather advisory means periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

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