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Hawaii Island Weather Update for December 21st, 2019

Notice Level: Advisory (Update Needed)


The Island of Hawaii remains under a High Wind Advisory until 6:00 am Sunday morning (December 22nd).


Winds of 20 to 30 mph with stronger gusts up to 50 MPH in some areas are expected over through tomorrow morning (December 22nd).


No Road or Park Closures or any outages (power, water, telephone, cable) have been reported related to the weather conditions. Should any arise, we will provide an update on our page as it becomes available.


Everyone is asked to secure loose objects such as outdoor furniture, decorations, trash cans, etc. and have emergency supplies on hand in the event power or water outages should occur.

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST SUNDAY

HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED * WHAT...East winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. * WHERE...All islands, except for Haleakala summit above 6000 feet and Big Island summits above 8000 feet. Strongest sustained winds will occur through mountain passes and exposed points. Strongest gusts will occur in leeward areas, particularly for Maui County and the Big Island. * WHEN...Until 6 AM HST Sunday. * IMPACTS...Winds this strong are capable of downing trees, tents and other temporary structures, and causing power outages. Motorists should use caution when driving high profile vehicles. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or gusts of at least 50 mph, are expected. Motorists should use caution.

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