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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Strong northeast winds have subsided, but a Wind Advisory continues for Lanai and most of the Big Island of Hawaii until 6 a.m. Monday. The advisory expired at 10 p.m. Monday for the rest of the state.
On the Big Island, the advisory covers areas including Kailua-Kona, Milolii, South Point, Pahala, Hilo, Volcano, Honokaa, Kamuela, Waikoloa, Bradshaw Field, and Saddle Road above 5,000 feet.
Strong northeasterly winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with localized gusts over 50 miles per hour were expected through Sunday night. The winds were expected to diminish overnight into Monday.
A 64 mile per hour wind gust was recorded at Waianae Valley Sunday. Gusty winds were also reported at Volcanoes National Park, reaching near 50 miles per hour at the Kealakomo weather station near Kilauea volcano. A 51 mile per hour gust was also recorded in Hilo.
The winds will be strong enough to do damage to trees, power lines, and roofs.
Preliminary Wind Gusts Recorded Saturday (in mph):