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Wind Advisory Extended for Maui County 3/10/10

March 10, 2010, 4:17 PM HST
* Updated December 27, 8:44 PM
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March 10, 2010 – 4:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has EXTENDED the WIND ADVISORY for MAUI COUNTY and is now in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday.

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A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected.

Trade winds will be sustained near 30 mph with frequent gusts to near 50 mph and should be decreasing early Thursday.

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.

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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.

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The NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts can be reached by calling 1-866-944-5025.  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.  The same information is available on the Maui County website at www.mauicounty.gov.

(Information courtesy: Maui County Civil Defense)

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