Strong winds expected to blow through islands this weekend

A high wind warning remains in effect for areas over and downwind of the Kohala mountains on Hawaii Island through 6 p.m. Sunday. Winds are northeast trades 25 to 40 mph with localized gusts up to 60 mph.

A wind advisory is now in effect for the remainder of the state through 6 p.m. Sunday. The advisory for Maui will be extended to 10 p.m. Sunday.

High pressure north of the state will keep strong northeasterly trades in place through early in the evening, with winds expected to diminish at night. The strongest winds will be over and downwind of the mountains.

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