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Wind Advisory in effect for Kohala, Big Island summits

MAUNA KEA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Parts of the Big Island are experiencing extremely gusty conditions on Thursday, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a Wind Advisory.

The Wind Advisory, in effect through 6 p.m. Saturday, is for the Kohala area as well as Big Island summits.

Easterly winds will reach 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph.

Forecasters said winds this strong can make driving difficult.

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