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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: Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 4:28pm HST

Flood Advisory

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Effective: Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 4:28pm to 7:30pm

Alert:
...FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM HST THIS EVENING FOR THE ISLAND OF KAUAI IN KAUAI COUNTY...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall.

* WHERE...The island of Kauai in Kauai County.

* WHEN...Until 730 PM HST.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding on roads, poor drainage areas, and in streams.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 426 PM HST, radar indicated heavy rain over the north shore of Kauai. Rain was falling at a rate of up to 2 inches per hour. Additional showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible through this evening. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Kapaa, Princeville, Kilauea, Wainiha, Hanalei, Haena, Na Pali State Park, Kokee State Park, North Fork Wailua Trails, Moloaa, Anahola, Polihale, Barking Sands, Kalihiwai and Waimea Canyon State Park. This advisory may need to be extended beyond 730 PM HST if flooding persists.
Notes (optional):

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.

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: 14410
  • kauai