#Hawaii blizzard

Forecasters predicting snow in Hawaii

There was little snow forecast across the country Friday, except for two states with active blizzard warnings: Alaska and ... Hawaii. The Big Island’s mountain summits were expected to record wind gusts topping 100 mph and snow accumulations of 1 foot or more, the National Weather Service said Friday. The warning was set to take effect at 6 p.m.
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New York Post

Rare blizzard warning in Hawaii, up to 12 inches of snow expected

A rare blizzard warning has been issued for the Big Island of Hawaii, with a large amount of snow anticipated. The National Weather Service issued an “urgent” warning Friday ahead of a huge storm hitting the state, which generally has a tropical climate. “Blizzard warning for the Big...

Blizzard warning issued for Hawaii over weekend

A blizzard warning has been issued in Hawaii for the weekend, and 12 inches of snow could hit the tropical islands. The National Weather Service said it is not uncommon for some parts of Hawaii to receive snow, especially at higher elevations such as the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes. Both of these volcanoes reach 14,000 feet in elevation, according to ABC News.

Winter heatwave sweeping US but there’s a blizzard warning in Hawaii

A winter heatwave is spreading across the US, shattering temperature records even as Hawaii is receiving blizzard warnings. Winter is the time of the year that’s seeing the fastest temperature rises in the US, cutting short the snow seasons in states like Montana and Colorado. The snow atop mountains in these states is an important source of water during the summer. British Columbia experienced its highest December temperature in recorded history on Wednesday when the city of Penticton, 250 miles (402 km) east of Vancouver, saw a high of 72.5F (22.5C), tying the all-time record for highest temperature recorded...
Ames Tribune

Hawaii under a blizzard warning, but when will it snow in Iowa?

Dreaming about a getaway to Hawaii? You might want to rethink that. A blizzard warning is effect for Hawaii's Big Island's summits from 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday morning. According to the National Weather Service, up to 12 inches is possible and wind gusts could exceed 100 mph. Strong winds...
Bay News 9

Hawaii's Blizzard Warning extended through Monday morning

The peaks of Hawaii’s Big Island now have a Blizzard Warning through Monday morning. Conditions will be extreme, but it turns out that this tropical paradise gets blizzards more often than you might think. Since the Big Island’s peaks rise more than 13,000 feet above the sea, they’re still prone...