Winter weather advisory, high wind warning issued for Big Island summits
A winter weather advisory and a high wind warning are in effect till 6 a.m. Wednesday for Big Island summits.
Snow accumulations of up to 5 inches are expected with Southwest winds of 50 to 60 mph. Localized gusts are expected to reach 75 mph. There may also be periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain that could make travel difficult.
Webcam images of Mauna Kea show snow falling. Many of the cameras are covered in snow.
Motorists are advised to drive cautiously as the conditions will make roads slippery and limit visibility while driving.