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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 3:42 PM HST on January 20, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EST on January 22, 2017


... High wind watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through late
Saturday night...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through late
Saturday night.

* Winds... northeast trades 25 to 40 mph with localized gusts over
60 mph.

On Kauai... the strongest winds will be focused in leeward areas
from Barking Sands to Koloa.

On Oahu... the strongest winds will impact areas over and
immediately west of the koolau and Waianae ranges.

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.

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
district.

* Timing... Saturday afternoon through Saturday night... with a peak
in winds expected Saturday evening.

* Impacts... winds this strong can result in damaged roofs...
broken and falling tree branches... downed power poles and power
lines resulting in interruptions to power... downed trees... and
flying debris if outdoor items are not properly tied down.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.



Wroe


Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning

Statement as of 9:38 PM HST on January 20, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EST on January 22, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until noon HST
Saturday...
... Gale Warning remains in effect from noon Saturday to 6 am HST
Sunday...

* winds... northeast 15 to 20 kt late this evening... increasing to
20 to 25 kt late tonight... and to 30 to 35 kt by Saturday
afternoon.

* Seas... 8 to 10 feet... rising to 10 to 15 feet by Saturday
afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
and/or seas 10 feet or greater are expected to produce conditions
hazardous to small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially
those operating smaller vessels... should avoid navigating in
these conditions.






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Alaska - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - High Wind Watch
Delaware - Special Statement
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - High Wind Watch
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Freezing Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
New Jersey - High Wind Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - High Wind Watch , Special Statement
North Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Rhode Island - High Wind Watch
South Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Fog Advisory

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