Winter weather advisory issued for Big Island summits
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Big Island summits — Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa — from noon today to 6 a.m. Monday.
Periods of snow will develop this afternoon through late tonight. The heaviest snow will fall above 12,000 feet while a mix of rain and snow is expected as low as 10,500 feet. Southeast winds will be gusting up to 35 mph.
Total snow accumulations are expected to reach up to 5 inches.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.