Hawaii Island Summit Advisory for February 8th, 2021

A Winter Weather Advisory for the summits of Maunakea and Mauna Loa on Hawaii Island is now in effect until Tuesday evening (February 9th) ahead of a weak but fast-moving cold front approaches the island.

Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain and snow. Snow accumulations up to one
  inch on Haleakala, and up to 3 inches on the Big Island Summits.
  Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Haleakala Summit and Big Island Summits.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM HST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Icy roadways will make for very dangerous driving
  conditions, potentially leading to the closure of roadways
  leading to the Summits of Haleakala and Mauna Kea.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Patchy areas of black ice are expected.
  Avoid travel to the Summits.

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.
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