FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Wind advisory posted for much of the state
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A wind advisory has been issued for portions of all islands through 6 p.m. Monday.
East winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour are possible, with gusts over 50 miles per hour.
The strongest winds will be possible over and downwind of mountains and through valleys.
Wind speeds are expected to peak Monday.
A red flag warning is also in effect for all leeward areas of Maui County and the island of Hawaii due to the strong winds.
You should watch out for falling tree branches when walking or driving. The strong winds can also affect driving, especially in higher profile vehicles like trucks and SUV’s. Make sure tents and awnings are secured or taken down, and be prepared for power outages.
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