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Wind advisory in effect until 8:00 PM Tuesday

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory which is in effect until 8:00 PM Tuesday evening. Affected areas include all of Oahu, leeward areas of Molokai, all of Lanai, the central valley of Maui and the southern portion of the island of Hawaii.

High pressure to the north will generate strong and gusty trade winds through Tuesday afternoon. The winds which will be strongest over leeward sections will weaken after sunset.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A wind advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution