A winter storm warning is in effect for an unlikely place: tropical Hawaii.
The National Weather Service has issued a warning for the Big Island’s Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes through Sunday night.
Around 2 feet of snow has already fallen on the volcanoes’ peaks, and another 6 to 12 feet are expected throughout Sunday above 11,000 feet.
Time-lapse footage near Mauna Kea’s summit captured wind gusts and thick snow piling up near the elegantly named Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope.
The peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa both rise more than 13,000 feet above sea level, and both volcanoes get snow each year. Read more…