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High wind warning for Big Island summits

Time-lapse video of Hilo, Hawaii. February 23-March 1, 2014

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high wind warning for Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea for elevations above 8,000 feet until 6 p.m. this evening.

Winds are forecast to be in the 50-60 mph range with higher gusts.

The strong winds can make driving difficult especially for high profile vehicles. Motorists should use caution while driving. The winds can also forcefully swing doors open or shut so use caution when opening or closing vehicle doors.

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