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Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:46 PM HST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 600 am Friday...

* locations... for all areas except the summits of Haleakala,
Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa and for the kohala district of The Big
Island where a High Wind Warning is in effect. Winds will be
strongest over and downslope to the west of the mountains on all
the mountains including the Central Valley of Maui, central
Oahu and the Waianae coast of Oahu.

* Winds... east 20 to 40 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph.

* Timing... through late tonight. This advisory may need to be
extended if conditions persist.

* Impacts... winds this strong can down tree branches and cause
power outages. Driving will also be difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Use extra care when driving. Postpone hikes in the Forest. Tie
down tents or tarps securely. Be prepared for power outages.
Secure lawn furniture and other outdoor objects that could be
blown around. Be careful opening and closing doors.


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