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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1120 AM HST SAT JAN 03 2015

...STRONG WINDS BLEW THROUGH THE STATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

LOW PRESSURE TRACKING JUST NORTH OF THE ISLANDS BROUGHT STRONG...
DAMAGING WINDS TO SOME AREAS YESTERDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS
MORNING. IN ADDITION...A POWERFUL TROUGH IN THE UPPER LEVELS OF THE
ATMOSPHERE BROUGHT HURRICANE FORCE WINDS TO THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS
OF MAUNA LOA AND MAUNA KEA.

THE FOLLOWING ARE SOME WIND OBSERVATIONS MEASURED BY VARIOUS
AUTOMATED OBSERVATION PLATFORMS AROUND THE STATE. IN SOME
CASES...LOCALIZED WINDS MAY HAVE BEEN HIGHER THAN THE LIMITED
OBSERVATION SITES AVAILABLE. THESE PRELIMINARY VALUES ARE FROM
PROVISIONAL REPORTS AND HAVE NOT BEEN QUALITY CONTROLLED. WIND
SPEEDS ARE IN MILES PER HOUR.

...KAUAI...
LIHUE AIRPORT        53
PORT ALLEN AP        47
KEKAHA/BARKING SANDS 45

...OAHU...
WAIANAE VALLEY       61
WHEELER AAF          57
KANEOHE MCBH         53
MOKUOLOE IS.         51
MAKUA RIDGE          49
BELLOWS AFS          48
HONOLULU AIRPORT     48
KII                  47
WAIANAE BOAT HARBOR  45

...MOLOKAI...
MAKAPULAPAI          50
MOLOKAI AIRPORT      46

...LANAI...
LANAI 1              50
LANAI AP             50

...KAHOOLAWE...
HONOKANAIA           52
KANELOA              46

...MAUI...
KAUPO GAP            64
KAHULUI NOS          57
KAHULUI AIRPORT      46

...HAWAII...
MAUNA KEA CFHT      155
VLBA                 82
HAKALAU              66
MAUNA LOA SLOPE OBS  62
UPOLU AIRPORT        62
PUU WAAWAA           60
NENE CABIN           58
PTA KEAMUKU          53
KAWAIHAE NOS         51
KAUPULEHU            50
KONA INTL AIRPORT    50
SOUTH POINT          50
AHUMOA               49
PTA KIPUKA ALALA     48
KAPAPALA RAWS        47
PALI 2               47
KEALAKOMO            46

$$

R BALLARD






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