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10/28 8a Wind Advisory extended for Maui and Lanai

October 28, 2010, 9:27 AM HST
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October 28, 2010 – 8:00 a.m.

EVENT:   The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Wind Advisory for Maui and Lanai until noon today.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected.

EFFECTS:  East winds of 25 to 35 mph are expected through noon today, with locally higher gusts to near 55 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.

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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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Pre-recorded advisories and notifications are available 24-hours a day on the Maui County Automated Information System (AIS) by calling 986-1200.  The same information is available on the Maui County website at www.mauicounty.gov.

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