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Parts Of Hawaii Are Enjoying A White Christmas Following A Blizzard Warning

Temperatures bounced back to almost 60 degrees by 8 a.m., though.

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The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park issued closures in response to the snow storm, however.

AP Photo/Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Hollyn Johnson

Photo taken on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 photo shows a dusting of snow on the Big Island of Hawaii.

“Take these closures seriously,” Park management wrote on Facebook. “Earlier this year, park rangers rescued a backcountry hiker stranded in a blizzard for two nights.”

Alex Sverdlov / Via Facebook: hawaiivolcanoes

NOTE: This photo was taken at Mauna Loa at the beginning of last year during a similar snow storm.

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Ryan Broderick at ryan@buzzfeed.com.

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