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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:12pm HST

High Wind Warning

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Effective: Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:12pm to Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:00am

Alert:
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST MONDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph. Winds will be strongest over and downslope from the higher terrain, and where most efficiently funneled around the terrain and through valleys.

* TIMING...Through tonight. Winds will gradually becoming lighter and more northerly by Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving hazardous, cause damage to roofs and poorly built structures, and result in flying debris. Additionally, downed trees can be expected along with widespread power outages.
Description:

A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds exceeding 40 mph and/or frequent gusts over 60 mph are occurring or imminent.

Instruction:
A high wind warning means that winds are expected to be at least 40 mph with gusts over 60 mph. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts, secure loose objects, and prepare for the possibility downed power lines and power outages.

Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.

If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.

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Alert Identifier: 10032
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