Wind advisory posted for Lanai, canceled for rest of state

Wind advisory posted for Lanai, canceled for rest of state
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A wind advisory remains in effect for the island of Lanai, but has been canceled for the rest of the state.

The wind advisory means that winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with localized gusts to 50 miles per hour are expected as the northeast winds funnel through the channel waters between the mountains of east Molokai and west Maui.

The advisory will remain in effect through 6 a.m. Monday.

Winds that strong could knock down tree branches and cause localized power outages.Motorists are also urged to drive with caution.

Winds will remain breezy through Monday statewide, but will slow down through the rest of the week.

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