Hawaiian Lifeguard Association
National Weather ServiceWeather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI
County of HawaiʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Division
City and County of HonoluluEmergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division
County of KauaʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau
County of MauiParks and Recreation - Aquatics Division
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 3:17pm HST
Flash Flood Watch
Effective: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 6:00am to Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
.Low pressure will approach the islands from the northwest, bringing an increasing threat of heavy rain to the smaller islands during the next couple of days.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... The National Weather Service in Honolulu has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include Kahoolawe, Lanai, Maui and Molokai.
* From Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon
* An area of low pressure will approach the islands from the northwest, spreading showers...a few with heavy rains... throughout the county on Wednesday.
* Conditions will become increasingly conducive for the development of heavy showers and possibly thunderstorms. The showers will affect urban and leeward areas as well as lower elevations, which are more susceptible to flooding problems.
A Flash Flood Watch means heavy rain leading to flash flooding is possible.
Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.
If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.
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