...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR KAUAI OAHU AND MAUI COUNTY
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...FLOOD WATCH CANCELLED FOR THE BIG ISLAND...
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be
* WHEN...Until 6 PM HST this evening.
* IMPACTS...Flood prone roads and other low lying areas may be
closed due to elevated runoff and overflowing streams. Urban areas
may receive more significant flooding and property damage due to
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- An upper level low to the west will combine with a nearby
surface trough to bring the potential for heavy rain that
could lead to flash flooding.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
A Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for flash
flooding. Flash Flooding is LIFE THREATENING. Do not cross fast
flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a
* Special Marine Warning for...
Kauai Leeward Waters...
Oahu Leeward Waters...
* Until 400 PM HST.
* At 202 PM HST, an area of strong thunderstorms capable of
producing waterspouts was located along a line extending from 15
nm south of Kalaheo, Kauai to 35 nm southwest of Kalaeloa, Oahu,
moving northeast at 15 knots. Individual thunderstorms were moving
north at 15 knots.
HAZARD...Waterspouts and Wind gusts to nearly 50 knots.
IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
hazardous seas. Small craft could be damaged in briefly
higher winds and suddenly higher waves.
* Locations impacted include...
Port Allen, FAD Buoy CK, Makahuena Point, FAD Buoy KK, FAD Buoy PP,
FAD Buoy AA and FAD Buoy Z.
Prepare for gusty winds, steep and fast-building seas, and blinding
downpours. Stay low or go below, and make sure all on board are
wearing life jackets.
Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
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