NWS issues Wind Advisory for Haleakala Summit on Maui 7/29/10
June 29, 2010 – 10:00 a.m.
EVENT: The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory for the summit of Haleakala on Maui in effect until 6:00 p.m. Friday. A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected.
EFFECTS: Strengthening high pressure north of the islands is bringing east winds 25 to 35 mph to Haleakala summit, with gusts up to 45 mph.
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. SECURE ANY LOOSE OBJECTS THAT MAY BECOME AIRBORNE OR MOVE THEM INDOORS.
INFORMATION: Maui County Civil Defense will continue to monitor the situation. Please listen to your local radio and TV stations or access NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts for any updates.
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.