Update: Wind advisory for Big Island summits has been canceled
Updated at 6:09 a.m. on March 30: The wind advisory has been canceled.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Big Island summits until 6 p.m. on March 30.
The forecast calls for northwest winds of 40 to 50 mph with gust of more than 60 mph.
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.