HIGH WIND WARNING KOHALA

3:23 HST on 02-10-2019
Effective: 03:23 HST on 02-10-2019
Expires: 06:00 HST on 02-11-2019
Event: High Wind Warning
Alert:
…HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY…

  • WINDS…West 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph, becoming
    northwest tonight. Winds will be strongest over and downslope
    from the higher terrain, and where most efficiently funneled
    around the terrain and through valleys.

  • TIMING…Through 6 AM Monday, with the peak winds expected this
    afternoon into this evening.

  • IMPACTS…Winds this strong can make driving hazardous, cause
    damage to roofs and poorly built structures, and result in
    flying debris. Additionally, downed trees can be expected along
    with widespread power outages.
    Instructions: A high wind warning means that winds are expected to be at least 40 mph with gusts over 60 mph. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts, secure loose objects, and prepare for the possibility downed power lines and power outages.
    Target Area:
    Big Island Interior
    Big Island North and East
    Kohala
    Kona
    South Big Island

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