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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
332 PM HST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR
LOCALLY STRONG NORTHEASTERLY TRADE WINDS...

.NORTHEASTERLY WINDS CONTINUE TO INCREASE AS A FRONT MOVES DOWN
THE ISLAND CHAIN FROM THE NORTH. THESE WINDS WILL ACCELERATE OVER
TERRAIN AND DOWN LEE SLOPES OF MOST ISLANDS AND MAY REACH WARNING
STRENGTH THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. GUSTY TRADE WINDS WILL BEGIN A
GRADUAL DECLINE ON SUNDAY.

HIZ001>021-023>027-221445-
/O.CON.PHFO.HW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170122T1600Z/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-KAUAI MOUNTAINS-
OAHU SOUTH SHORE-WAIANAE COAST-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-CENTRAL OAHU-WAIANAE MOUNTAINS-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-LANAI MAUKA-KAHOOLAWE-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-
WINDWARD HALEAKALA-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-
BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LIHUE...PRINCEVILLE...POIPU...WAIMEA...
HANAPEPE...KOKEE STATE PARK...HONOLULU...WAIKIKI...HAWAII KAI...
KAPOLEI...NANAKULI...MAKAHA...HALEIWA...WAIALUA...KAHUKU...
PUNALUU...LAIE...KAILUA...KANEOHE...WAIMANALO...MILILANI...
WAHIAWA...PEARL CITY...MAKAKILO...KALAUPAPA...KAUNAKAKAI...
MANELE...LANAI CITY...WAILUKU...LAHAINA...KAANAPALI...KAHULUI...
HAIKU...MAKAWAO...HANA...KIHEI...MAKENA...PUKALANI...KULA...
KAILUA-KONA...MILOLII...SOUTH POINT...PAHALA...HILO...VOLCANO...
HONOKAA...KAMUELA...WAIKOLOA...BRADSHAW FIELD...
SADDLE ROAD ABOVE 5000 FEET
332 PM HST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TRADES 25 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS TO
  60 MPH.

ON KAUAI...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FOCUSED IN LEEWARD AREAS
FROM BARKING SANDS TO KOLOA.

ON OAHU...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL IMPACT AREAS OVER AND
IMMEDIATELY WEST OF THE KOOLAU AND WAIANAE RANGES.

IN MAUI COUNTY...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN THE LEE OF
MOUNTAIN AREAS...ACROSS MUCH OF LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE...AND
THROUGH THE CENTRAL VALLEY OF MAUI.

ON THE BIG ISLAND...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FOCUSED IN THE
LEEWARD KOHALA AREA...THE WAIMEA TO KAWAIHAE CORRIDOR...WESTERN
SADDLE AREAS...AND NORTH OF KAILUA-KONA IN THE NORTH KONA
DISTRICT.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH A PEAK IN WINDS EXPECTED THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN RESULT IN DAMAGED ROOFS...
  BROKEN AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES...DOWNED POWER POLES AND
  POWER LINES RESULTING IN INTERRUPTIONS TO POWER...DOWNED
  TREES...AND FLYING DEBRIS IF OUTDOOR ITEMS ARE NOT PROPERLY
  TIED DOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS SHOULD BRING IN OR TIE DOWN ANY LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS.

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH...OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS.

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