Winter Weather Advisory for the Island of Hawaii summits of Maunakea and Mauna Loa through Thursday morning (February 4th) ahead of snowfall expected later today.
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS... .A cold front moving through the area this afternoon and evening will bring periods of moderate snow and gusty winds to the summits of Big Island. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM HST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Big Island Summits. * WHEN...From noon today to 6 AM HST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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.