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> December 18-21st Hawaiian Peaks Winter Storm, Because why not. Forecasts and OBS
stxprowl
post Dec 18 2017, 04:22 PM
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http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?l...78#.WjgxPK2QK2w

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?...local_place1=18 Miles E Honaunau-Napoopoo HI&product1=Winter+Storm+Warning&lat=19.4778&lon=-155.605#.Wjgxka2QK2w

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
404 AM HST Mon Dec 18 2017

HIZ028-190400-
/O.UPG.PHFO.WS.A.0005.171219T1600Z-171221T1600Z/
/O.NEW.PHFO.WS.W.0006.171219T0400Z-171221T1600Z/
Big Island Summits-
404 AM HST Mon Dec 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
HST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions.
Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches, with localized
higher amounts expected.

* WHERE...Big Island Summits above 12000 feet.

* WHEN...6 PM today to 6 AM Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heavy snow will be accompanied by
strong gusty winds at times, resulting in considerable blowing
and drifting snow and significant reductions to visibility.
Travel will become extremely hazardous if not impossible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. Strong winds are also possible. This
will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

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post Dec 21 2017, 04:09 PM
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Wow!
http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/2017/12/...capped-summits/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital...m=.5c0e1854de46

https://weather.com/storms/winter/news/2017...r-storm-warning
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post Dec 30 2017, 01:46 PM
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The summits still have a pretty decent snowpack.

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Monthly Snowfall Totals for 2017-2018 North American Winter:
December 2017 - 12.6" of Snowfall. Maximum Snowdepth of 6.5".
January 2018 - 14.8" of Snowfall. Maximum Snowdepth of 13.0".
February 2018 - 9.1" of Snowfall. 0.15" of Ice. Maximum Snowdepth of 7.3".
March 2018 - 26.3" of Snowfall*. Maximum Snowdepth of 15.9".
April 2018 - 5.7" of Snowfall. Maximum Snowdepth of 5.7" (as of 04/03/2018).

Seasonal Totals for 2017-2018 North American Winter:
68.5" of Snowfall, 0.15" of Ice. Maximum Snowdepth of 15.9" (as of 04/03/2018).
180.3% of average snowfall so far.

* - 03/06/2018 - 03/08/2018 Nor'easter totals estimated at 15.9" based off measurements and local data comparison.
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