Officials warn of brush fire threat amid blustery, dry conditions
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Blustery conditions are being seen across the state as officials warn that low humidity and a long dry spell could allow brush fires to quickly get out of control.
While a wind advisory has been canceled, winds are still strong in some spots.
Ared flag warning has also been canceled. Forecasters said strong winds and low humidity increased the threat that fires can develop and spready rapidly.
The strongest winds were being seen along mountain ridges and downslope areas, including the leeward slopes of the Waianae and Koolau mountains on Oahu.
Winds should ease somewhat Tuesday and Wednesday, but even stronger north-northeast winds are possible Wednesday night into Thanksgiving Day as a cold front sweeps through the islands.
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