Oahu South Shore
High Wind Warning
Statement as of 3:18 PM HST on March 15, 2014
... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 6 PM HST Sunday...
A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 6 PM HST Sunday.
* Winds... northeast 30 to 45 mph with localized gusts to 60
On Kauai... the strongest winds will be focused in leeward areas
from Barking Sands to Koloa.
On Oahu... the strongest winds will impact areas in the
immediate Lee of the koolau and Waianae ranges and eastern
locations from Waimanalo to mokapuu.
In Maui County... the strongest winds will be in the Lee of
mountain areas... across much of Lanai and Kahoolawe... and
through the Central Valley of Maui from Wailuku to Maalaea
On The Big Island... the strongest winds will be focused in the
leeward kohala area... the Waimea to Kawaihae corridor... western
saddle areas... and north of Kailua-Kona in the north Kona
* Timing... now through Sunday... with a peak in the winds expected
tonight into Sunday morning.
* Impacts... winds this strong can result in damaged roofs...
broken and falling tree branches... downed trees... downed power
poles and power lines resulting in interruptions to power...
flying debris if outdoor items are not properly tied down.
Residents should bring in or tie down any loose outdoor items...
and are encouraged to trim older and weaker tree branches that
may impact their residence.
These strong winds will make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles.
A High Wind Warning means that winds are expected to be at least
40 mph... with gusts over 60 mph. Stay away from downed power
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