Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Windward Haleakala (HIZ020) Hawaii Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flash Flood Watch Flash Flood Watch - Windward Haleakala (Hawaii)


Updated:Sun, 18-Feb-2018 2:58pm HST
Effective:Sun, 18-Feb-2018 2:58pm HST
Expires:Mon, 19-Feb-2018 6:00pm HST
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Big Island Interior; Big Island North and East; Central Oahu; Haleakala Summit; Kahoolawe; Kauai Leeward; Kauai Mountains; Kauai Windward; Kohala; Kona; Lanai Makai; Lanai Mauka; Leeward Haleakala; Maui Central Valley; Maui Leeward West; Maui Windward West; Molokai Leeward; Molokai Windward; Niihau; Oahu Koolau; Oahu North Shore; Oahu South Shore; Olomana; South Big Island; Waianae Coast; Waianae Mountains; Windward Haleakala
 
Instructions: A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a dangerous situation. Please monitor forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Message summary: ...flash flood watch for all islands through monday afternoon...
.a strong upper-level trough near kauai will combine with abundant low-level moisture associated with a surface trough to bring widespread heavy rain and thunderstorms.
...flash flood watch remains in effect through monday afternoon...
The flash flood watch continues for
* all hawaiian islands.
* through monday afternoon.
* abundant low level moisture will combine with a strong disturbance aloft to bring widespread heavy rain and thunderstorms.
* rapidly developing and slow-moving heavy showers and thunderstorms will continue to impact both windward and leeward areas. Many areas are already saturated, and any additional rainfall will quickly lead to flash flooding.
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