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Wind Advisory Extended for Maui County

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Maui County residents are being advised of strong winds that are expected until this evening.

The National Weather Service has extended a wind advisory for the county until 6 p.m.

Easterly winds are expected to reach between 20 and 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. According to the NWS, winds will be strongest over and to the west of the terrain.

Winds this strong could down tree branches and cause localized power outages. Motorists, especially those in high profile vehicles, are urged to drive with caution.

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

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