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Winter weather and wind advisories for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a Winter weather advisory for the Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea above the 8,000 foot level until 6 p.m. this Wednesday (March 7). Up to three additional inches of snow are forcast which will make driving hazardous due to slippery roads and low visibility.

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Winter storm weather subsides on the summits but snow remains

Cloudy skies kept Mauna Kea hidden for most of the day from East Hawaii Thursday (Feb 23). But the summit access road on Mauna Kea was re-opened after the National Weather Service cancelled the storm warnings as ice melted off roadways.

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Winter snowstorm hits Hawaii Island peaks

The Mauna Kea access road was closed Sunday (Feb 19) but Big Island photographer Ethan Tweedie got up to the 11,000 foot level of Mauna Loa for some Winter snowboarding action and a awesome view of Mauna Kea.

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Mauna Kea summit area 11:13 a.m. Sunday (Feb 19). Image courtesy of UH-Hilo

Winter storm warning for Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a winter storm warning for the summits of the Big Island above 8,000 feet until 6 a.m. Monday (Feb 20).

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has upgraded their advisory to a winter storm warning for Big Island summits above 8,000 from late Saturday through 6 a.m. Monday (Feb 20).

A low pressure system is bringing cold temperatures to the summits and upper slopes on the Big Island. This and enchanced moisture will combine to produce freezing rain, black ice on roadways, snow and possibly hail. Strong winds are also possible.

Winter storm warning issued for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has upgraded their advisory to a winter storm warning for Big Island summits above 8,000 from late Saturday through 6 a.m. Monday (Feb 20). A low pressure system is bringing cold temperatures to the summits and upper slopes on the Big Island. This and enchanced moisture will combine to […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has forecast light snow showers for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through Monday (Nov 21).

High clouds are also forecast to persist through the weekend.

A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday (Nov 20) for the Kaiwi Channel, Maalaea Bay, Pailolo Channgel, Alenuihaha Channel, Big Island leeward and Southeast waters.

Light snow flurries forecast for Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through Monday (Nov 21)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has forecast light snow showers for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through Monday (Nov 21). High clouds are also forecast to persist through the weekend. A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday (Nov 20) for the Kaiwi Channel, Maalaea Bay, Pailolo Channgel, […]

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The access road to Mauna Kea summit is closed to the public due to ice and snow on all summit roads. The road will remain closed through Thursday morning (Nov 10).

Snow and ice closes Mauna Kea Access Road to public

The access road to Mauna Kea summit is closed to the public due to ice and snow on all summit roads. The road will remain closed through Thursday morning (Nov 10).

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Keck Observatory engineer Andrew Cooper noted that snow began falling on the summit Wednesday afternoon (Sept 14). A time-lapse video of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope shows a dusting of snow falling upon Mauna Kea Thursday morning (Sept 15). Temperatures for the summit are forecast to be 39F Thursday night.

The Big Island gets a dusting of snow on Mauna Kea

Keck Observatory engineer Andrew Cooper noted that snow began falling on the summit Wednesday afternoon (Sept 14). A time-lapse video of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope shows a dusting of snow falling upon Mauna Kea Thursday morning (Sept 15). Temperatures for the summit are forecast to be 39F Thursday night.

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A rare June snowfall blanketed the summit of Mauna Kea up to eight inches of hail and snow closing the summit road Saturday and Sunday (June 4-5). Video of the summit along with sledding down the snowy slopes.

Springtime snow in Hawaii on Mauna Kea?

A rare June snowfall blanketed the summit of Mauna Kea up to eight inches of hail and snow closing the summit road Saturday and Sunday (June 4-5). Video of the summit along with sledding down the snowy slopes.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa until 6 p.m. this evening (June 5).

Snow, sleet or freezing rain is forecast for the summit. 

The road to Mauna Kea summit has re-opened.

Winter Weather Advisory for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa until 6 p.m. this evening (June 5). Snow, sleet or freezing rain is forecast for the summit. The road to Mauna Kea summit has re-opened.

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The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory continues for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa where freezing temperatures are bringing fog, sleet and snow to the area. The advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. tonight. Mauna Kea access road is closed due to snow on the roadway.

Winter Weather Advisory still in effect for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory continues for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa where freezing temperatures are bringing fog, sleet and snow to the area. The advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. tonight. Mauna Kea access road is closed due to snow on the roadway.

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Winter storm warning in effect for summits on Maui and the Big Island. Freezing rain and snow are forecast. As of 5:18 a.m. the Mauna Kea Access Road is closed at the Visitor Information Station. Image from Mauna Loa Observatory webcam.

Winter storm forecast for summits on Maui and Big Island

Winter storm warning in effect for summits on Maui and the Big Island. Freezing rain and snow are forecast. As of 5:18 a.m. the Mauna Kea Access Road is closed at the Visitor Information Station. Image from Mauna Loa Observatory webcam.

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New snowfall amounts of up to 10 inches are expected by late Thursday over the Big Island summits above 11,000 feet. Strong southwest winds gusting to 50 mph will result in significant blowing and drifting snow at the summits. Heavier snow showers could be accompanied by whiteout conditions and possibly cloud to ground lightning.

Snowfall amounts of up to 10 inches forecast for Big Island summits by Thursday (Jan 13)

New snowfall amounts of up to 10 inches are expected by late Thursday over the Big Island summits above 11,000 feet. Strong southwest winds gusting to 50 mph will result in significant blowing and drifting snow at the summits. Heavier snow showers could be accompanied by whiteout conditions and possibly cloud to ground lightning.

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WINTER WEATHER TO CONTINUE ACROSS BIG ISLAND SUMMITS FOR TONIGHT...

.A DEEP LAYER OF MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TRACKING FROM THE SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS TONIGHT.

Winter weather advisory continues for summits until Tuesday (Dec 21)

WINTER WEATHER TO CONTINUE ACROSS BIG ISLAND SUMMITS FOR TONIGHT… .A DEEP LAYER OF MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TRACKING FROM THE SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS TONIGHT.

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