Hawaii Island Summit Advisory for March 29th, 2021
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Island of Hawaii summits of Maunakea and Maunaloa through Monday evening (March 29th).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS... .An upper level trough west of the Hawaiian Islands will produce layered middle and upper level clouds over the highest summits of the Big Island through Monday afternoon. Expect periods of snow and icy roadways. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow, freezing drizzle and freezing fog. Storm total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Winds gusting up to 60 mph. * WHERE...Big Island summits above 12,000 feet. * WHEN...Until 6 PM HST Monday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Snow showers and fog will significantly reduce visibility at times, with periods of zero visibility. 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.