HAWAII ISLAND – A High Wind Advisory is in effect for Big Island summits above 8,000 feet until 6 a.m. Wednesday.
West winds are being measured at 30 to 55 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. The strongest winds will occur above 12 thousand feet at the tops of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.
The National Weather Service cancelled the High Wind Warning that was issued Sunday.
The Mauna Kea Summit Access Road is open to the public, after yesterday’s closure due to the high winds. Motorists are urged to drive with caution.