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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 8:13am HST

Flood Advisory

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Effective: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:10am to 2:00pm

Alert:
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flood advisory for... The island of Oahu in Honolulu County

* Until 1115 AM HST

* At 811 AM HST, radar shows heavy rain continuing over Oahu. Radars and rain gages show rain falling at over an inch an hour.

* Locations in the advisory include the entire island of Oahu. This advisory may need to be extended beyond 1115 AM HST if heavy rain persists. This advisory replaces the previously issued advisory. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect.
Description:

A Flood Advisory, previously called an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory, means nuisance flooding is occurring or imminent.

Warning Instruction:
Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to flooding. Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking action. Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle, or on foot. Turn around, don`t drown.

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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Alert Identifier: 7552
  • oahu