Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
324 PM HST Wed Oct 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE STATE
THROUGH THURSDAY...

.Strong high pressure north of the islands will produce locally
strong trade winds across Lanai, Kahoolawe, and over and downwind
of the Kohala mountains on the Big Island through Thursday. The
strong winds are not expected in and around Hilo.

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Lanai Makai-Lanai Mauka-Kahoolawe-Big Island North and East-
Kohala-
324 PM HST Wed Oct 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...Through Thursday.

* WINDS...Northeast 20 to 30 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph.
  Winds will be strongest over ridges and through passes of the
  North and South Kohala districts, and over the higher terrain of
  Lanai and Kahoolawe.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can cause tree limbs to break,
  potentially leading to localized power outages. Driving may
  become difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or
gusts of at least 50 mph, are expected. Motorists should use
extra caution while driving. Participants in outdoor activities
should be alert for wind-borne debris.

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