Weather

High-wind Advisory in Effect for Haleakala Summit

June 3, 2013, 7:35 AM HST
* Updated June 3, 4:42 PM
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High wind warning. Photo courtesy of weatheradvance.com.

High wind warning. Photo courtesy of weatheradvance.com.

By Rodney S. Yap

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a wind advisory for the Haleakala Summit, including Haleakala National Park above 6,000 feet, in effect until noon today, June 3.

Winds are blowing East 30 to 35 mph with gust over 45 mph.

The NWS is also issuing a high-wind warning for Big Island summits, including Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, above 8,000 feet. The high-wind warning has been in effect since 3:30 a.m. and continues until noon today.

Winds are East at 30 to 45 mph with localized gusts of more than 55 mph.

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Impact winds this strong can make walking and driving difficult so authorities ask that you take proper precautions.

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