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Wind Advisory issued for some Hawaiian islands

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LANAI (HAWAIINEWSNOW) -

A cold front is bringing some strong winds to the state, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a Wind Advisory for some of the islands.

The advisory is in effect for Lanai, Kahoolawe and parts of the Big Island until 6 p.m. Thursday.

Forecasters say north to northeast winds will be 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts. The strongest winds will occur near terrain.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds must reach 30 mph or with gusts of at least 50 mph.

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