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Mauna Kea summit road open, winter advisory still in effect

Comments: Thursday, March 05, 2009 – 11:43 a.m.

Mauna Kea Road Condition
The road to the summit of Mauna Kea is open to the public. About 1 “ of snow fell on the summit last night March 5, 2009. The possibility of ice and precipitation exists through out the forcast. Although there have been recent snow “flurries” there has not been any substantial snowfall since January 1″

Public road conditions and snow report message: (808) 935-6268
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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
313 PM HST THU MAR 5 2009

HIZ028-061415-
/O.CON.PHFO.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-090306T2000Z/
BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF…MAUNA LOA AND MAUNA KEA ABOVE 8000 FEET
313 PM HST THU MAR 5 2009

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM HST FRIDAY…

ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS ARE STILL EXPECTED ON THE SUMMITS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING AS COLD TEMPERATURES WITH HIGH HUMIDITIES CONTINUE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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