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Wind advisories for Big Island, wind gusts over 65 mph forecast

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory for South Point, Pahala, Hilo, Volcano, Honokaa, Waimea, Waikoloa and Big Island summits over 8,000 feet through 6 p.m. this evening (April 14).

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Winter weather advisory for Big Island summits

The winter weather advisory continues for the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on the Big Island until 6 p.m. this evening (March 30).

Sleet and snow are falling on the summits leading to one to two inches of snow and patchy ice on the ground. Winds are coming from the Southwest to West at 10-25 mph. Temperatures range from the upper 20s to mid 30s. Visibility is below half a mile at times.

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Second HI-SEAS Mars space analog study begins

Kim Binsted: Our tools and technology for space exploration are very good, but as a human race we still must contend with the ‘soft side’ risks of space travel

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. 1984 eruption of Mauna Loa Volcano. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologists at lava fountains. Helicopters provided access to remote areas of the eruption and were essential for safety. Photo by R.B. Moore, 1984. Photo courtesy of USGS

Volcano Watch: Is Mauna Loa due to erupt soon?

March 25 is the 30th anniversary of the most recent eruption of Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa has erupted 33 times since 1843, an average rate of 1 eruption every 5 years.

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Wind advisory in effect for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a wind advisory for the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea above 8,000 feet until 6 p.m. this evening (March 5).

Winds are coming from the Southwest at 35-50 mph with localized gusts over 65 mph.

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Winter storm warning for Big Island summits

A winter storm warning until 6 p.m. this evening (March 3) for the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea over 11,000 feet has been issued. Winds of 60-80 mph with gusts over 100 mph are being recorded.

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Webcam image on Mauna Kea summit Sunday morning (March 2) by UK Infrared Telescope

Winter weather and high winds for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a winter weather advisory and high wind warning for the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea until Monday (March 3).

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Mauna Kea (foreground) and Mauna Loa summits. File photo | Hawaii 24/7

High wind warning for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high wind warning for Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea for elevations above 8,000 feet until 6 p.m. this evening.

Winds are forecast to be in the 50-60 mph range with higher gusts.

The strong winds can make driving difficult especially for high profile vehicles. Motorists should use caution while driving. The winds can also forcefully swing doors open or shut so use caution when opening or closing vehicle doors.

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Winter weather advisory for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a winter weather advisory for the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea until 6 a.m. Tuesday (Feb 19).

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Winter weather advisory in effect for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a winter weather advisory for Big Island summits above elevations of 11,000 feet until noon Tuesday (Feb 4).

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Winter storm warning for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter storm warning for Big Island summits until noon Wednesday (Jan 29).

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Mauna Kea observatories. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Wind warning issued for Big Island summits, gusts over 100 mph

The Mauna Kea Access Road is closed to the public above the Visitor Information Station. Winds over 100 mph with gusts to 120 mph along with winter weather conditions are being reported on the summit. A Wind Advisory is also in effect for Hilo, Volcano, Honokaa, Waimea and Waikoloa.

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