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: Monday, November 23, 2020 - 3:36pm HST
Flash Flood Watch
Effective: Monday, November 23, 2020 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 6:00am
.Recent and persistent rainfall, especially over the east end of the island chain, has caused soils to become saturated and streams to be elevated along windward areas of Maui and the Big Island. An upper trough moving into the area along with abundant low level moisture, creates the potential for flash flooding.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM HST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT... The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for Maui and the Big Island.
* From 6 PM HST this evening through late Tuesday night
* Saturated soils along with potentially heavy or persistent rainfall.
* Windward areas will have a greater potential for flooding rainfall.
A Flash Flood Watch means heavy rain leading to flash flooding is possible.
- D.T. Fleming Park
- Hanakaoʻo Park
- Kamaole 1
- Kamaole 2
- Kamaole 3
- Kanaha Beach Park
- Baldwin Beach Park
- Hoʻokipa Beach Park
- Makena State Park
- Spencer Beach Park
- White Sands Beach Park
- Kahaluʻu Beach Park
- Ahalanui Park
- Richardson Ocean Park
- Leleiwi Beach Park
- Pohoiki Beach
- Onekahakaha Beach Park
- Hapuna Beach Park
- Carlsmith Beach Park
- Honoliʻi Beach Park
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.
** END NOTIFICATION ***