Snow on Haleakala, Maui as well as Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on Big Island


The summits of three tallest mountains of Hawaii were covered in snow by a snowstorm on Thursday, February 6, 2020.

Yes, there was snow on the top of Haleakala on Maui, and Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on the Big Island.

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Hawaii snow february 2020 by Laura Lewis via HawaiiNews Now

The summits were put under a winter storm warning through noon Friday. Snow road to the summit of Haleakala was closed for much of the day Friday because of icy conditions, while snow accumulations of up to 6 inches was in the forecast for the Big Island summits.

On Friday, snow dusted the top of Mauna Kea.

A high wind warning was also in effect for the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, with southwest to west winds 45 to 75 mph and potential gusts to 90 mph.

The road to the summit of Mauna Kea was closed until further notice as of Thursday evening.

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