Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
327 AM HST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS ABOVE
11000 FEET...

.ALTHOUGH THE SUMMITS HAVE CLEARED OVERNIGHT...CONDITIONS AROUND
THE BIG ISLAND REMAINED UNSTABLE. SHOWERS...AND POSSIBLY
THUNDERSTORMS...ARE LIKELY TO BUILD ALONG THE SLOPES OF MAUNA KEA
AND MAUNA LOA BY THIS AFTERNOON. BECAUSE OF VERY COLD TEMPERATURES
ALOFT...PRECIPITATION FALLING OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE BIG
ISLAND IS LIKELY TO BE MOSTLY FROZEN...IN THE FORM OF SNOW...SNOW
PELLETS...SLEET...OR HAIL. FREEZING FOG AND RIME ICING ALSO WILL BE
POSSIBLE. THESE CONDITIONS MAY POSE HAZARDS FOR ANYONE ON OR NEAR
THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS.

HIZ028-030130-
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BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
327 AM HST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS
EVENING...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...SUMMITS OF MAUNA LOA AND MAUNA KEA ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW ACCUMULATION...ICING...AND FREEZING FOG.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO ONE INCH OF NEW SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL TO THE SUMMITS...EITHER ON FOOT OR BY
  VEHICLE...WILL BE HAZARDOUS TODAY...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S.

* VISIBILITY...UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES IN CLOUDS...FREEZING
  FOG...AND PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY...AND PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY.

&&

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