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Haleakala Wind Advisory 3/30/09

March 30, 2009, 8:47 AM HST
* Updated December 27, 8:36 PM
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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a WIND ADVISORY for the HALEAKALA SUMMIT effective UNTIL 10:00 AM TUESDAY.  A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 MPH are expected.

EFFECTS:  Strong high pressure located to the northeast of the State is generating strong and gusty trade winds at the Haleakala Summit.  The strong winds are expected to continue through tonight. Winds of 25 to 35 MPH with higher gusts to 40 MPH are expected through tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES:  WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. SECURE ANY LOOSE OBJECTS THAT MAY BECOME AIRBORNE OR MOVE THEM INDOORS.

INFORMATION:  Maui County Civil Defense will continue to monitor the situation.  Please listen to your local radio and TV stations or access NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts for any updates. The NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts can be reached by calling 1-866-944-5052.  The NOAA Weather Internet services can be found at www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl.

Pre-recorded advisories and notifications are available 24-hours a day on the Maui County Automated Information System (AIS) by calling 986-1200.

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(Posted by Wendy OSHER © 2009;  Information Courtesy:  County of Maui Civil Defense;  Place holder image © 2009 by Wendy OSHER )

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