Wind Advisory issued for Hawaii Island summits

Wind Advisory issued for Hawaii Island summits

MAUNA KEA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Wind Advisory is in effect for the summits of Hawaii Island, the National Weather Service says.

The wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Forecasters said an upper-level ridge of high pressure toward the north is building, creating strong winds.

Winds will be 45 to 55 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

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