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, December 6, 2021 - 2:40am HST
Flash Flood Warning
Effective: Monday, December 6, 2021 - 2:40am to 6:15am
* Flash Flood Warning for... The island of Maui in Maui County
* Until 615 AM HST.
* At 240 AM HST, radar indicated a renewed area of very heavy showers moving over Maui from the south, with even more heavy showers developing further upstream. Localized rainfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour will exacerbate ongoing flooding from earlier rainfall. Portions of leeward Maui have received over 6 inches of rain over the past 6 hours, and runoff remains high. HAZARD...Heavy rain producing life threatening flash flooding. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Significant and life threatening flooding in drainages, streams, rivers, roads, properties, and other low lying areas. Multiple public road closures expected, as well as landslides in steep terrain.
* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... the entire island of Maui. This warning may need to be extended beyond 615 AM HST if flooding persists. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or will develop quickly.
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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