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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 - 3:35pm HST

Flash Flood Watch

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Effective: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 3:35pm to Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 4:00pm

Alert:
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.A low pressure system approaching the islands from the northwest will bring the threat of slow-moving bands of showers, with embedded heavy rain.

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... The National Weather Service in Honolulu has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include the Big Island.

* Through Thursday afternoon.

* A low approaching from the northwest is producing slow-moving bands of showers. A band of heavy showers over Maui County is moving east slowly and is expected to bring heavy rain to the Big Island by Thursday.
Description:

A Flash Flood Watch means heavy rain leading to flash flooding is possible.

Warning Instruction:
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. Monitor forecasts and be prepared to move to higher ground if heavy rain occurs or a Flash Flood Warning is issued.

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: 7557
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