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Winter storm watch issued through Thursday night

PC: Tracy Glen McGuire

Very cold air aloft will once again move over the islands, beginning tonight and continuing into Friday. Additionally, moisture is expected to occasionally spread to the elevations of the summits, with bouts of winter weather expected.

The National Weather Service has ISSUED a WINTER STORM WATCH for HALEAKALA in effect until 6:00 pm Thursday.

BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES, USE EXTREME CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. HEAVY BURSTS OF SNOW COULD ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY LIGHTNING.

Anyone planning travel to the summits, including hikers and campers, should monitor the latest forecasts and consider postponing their trip until improved weather returns.

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