HIGH WIND WARNING FOR LEEWARD KOHALAWIND ADVISORY FOR PORTIONS OF BIG ISLAND MAUI LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE.
Trade winds will strengthen tonight, and peak Thursday and Friday. Strongest winds will occur over and downwind of terrain, and in saddle areas.
WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST FRIDAY
East winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph. in portions of Kahoolawe, Lanai, Maui and the Big Island Hawaii until 6 PM HST Friday.
Winds this strong can tear off shingles, knock down tree branches, blow away tents and awnings and make it difficult to steer, especially for drivers of high-profile vehicles.
Watch out for falling tree branches when walking or driving. Make sure tents and awnings are secure or take them down. Be prepared for power outages.