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Wind Advisory Issued for Summit of Haleakala 2/8/10

February 8, 2010, 7:46 AM HST
* Updated December 27, 8:32 PM
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The National Weather Service has continued a Wind Advisory for the Summit of Haleakala on Maui unit 6 p.m. Monday, February 8, 2010.

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected.

The National Weather Service says high pressure building to the West and fading low pressure to the East will keep North to Northeast winds blowing strongly over the summit of Haleakala today.

As a precautionary measure, motorists are advised to use extra caution as winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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Those that live in the upper elevations should also secure any loose objects that may become airborne or move them indoors.
The NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts can be reached by calling 1-866-944-5025.  The NOAA Weather Internet services can be found at www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl.

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