Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
420 AM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR BIG ISLAND SUMMITS REMAINS IN EFFECT
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW COMBINED WITH A SURGE OF DEEP MOISTURE...WILL
RESULT IN BURSTS OF HEAVY SNOW ACROSS THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS
ABOVE 11000 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

HIZ028-030400-
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BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MAUNA LOA AND MAUNA KEA ABOVE 8000 FEET
420 AM HST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BIG ISLAND SUMMITS ABOVE 11000 FEET.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...LOW VISIBILITY AND WIND.

* ACCUMULATIONS...NEW ACCUMULATIONS OF 20 TO 30 INCHES TODAY
  THROUGH SATURDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS DRIVING AND HIKING CONDITIONS DUE TO HEAVY
  SNOW...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* TEMPERATURES...MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* VISIBILITIES...BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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