50 mph Wind Gusts Forecast at Haleakalā

March 14, 2013, 8:58 AM HST
* Updated March 14, 11:16 AM
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Haleakala, file photo by Wendy Osher.

Haleakala, file photo by Wendy Osher.

By Maui Now Staff

A wind advisory was issued for the summit area of Haleakalā today for sustained winds of 30 mph and gusts of at least 50 mph expected through 6 p.m on Saturday.

Forecasters from the National Weather Service say winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Motorists are asked to use extra caution.

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