Maui News

Red Flag Warning For Leeward Maui

December 11, 2012, 8:20 AM HST
* Updated December 11, 8:22 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00

File photo by Wendy Osher

By Wendy Osher

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning for leeward areas due to a mixture of strong and gusty winds, and low humidity.

Forecasters say prevailing high pressure will keep strong winds and a drier than normal air mass across the leeward sections of the islands this afternoon.

Winds are expected to be easterly blowing at 15 to 25 mph with 40 mph gusts.

The National Weather Service says relative humidity will be as low as 40%.

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App


This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments