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Winter weather advisory remains for Big Island summits

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Time-lapse movie of Mauna Kea summit area. February 23 to March 4, 2012

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Winter weather advisory for the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa above 8,000 feet until 6 p.m. this evening (March 4).

Weather forecasts call for periods of freezing rain, sleet and light snow which will make driving and hiking on summit hazardous.

As of 7:40 a.m. Sunday (March 4) Mauna Kea rangers report the road is open to the summit.

For more information about summit conditions visit: mkwc.ifa.hawaii.edu/current/ro…

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