Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
311 AM HST MON DEC 5 2016

HIZ017>028-060215-
/O.CAN.PHFO.FF.A.0010.000000T0000Z-161205T1600Z/
/O.NEW.PHFO.FF.A.0011.161205T1311Z-161206T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-
WINDWARD HALEAKALA-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-HALEAKALA SUMMIT-KONA-
SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-
BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
311 AM HST MON DEC 5 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* THE COMBINATION OF DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE AND AN UNSTABLE
  AIRMASS WILL ALLOW FOR THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS FOR MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND.

* HEAVIER DOWNPOURS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD CAUSE STREAMS TO
  QUICKLY OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS...LEADING TO FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD
CONSIDER POSTPONING THEIR OUTING UNTIL THE WEATHER IS BETTER.
HIGH STREAMS...AS WELL AS STREAMS OVERFLOWING THEIR BANKS...COULD
MAKE CONDITIONS VERY DANGEROUS.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS VERY DANGEROUS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

HIZ005>016-051415-
/O.CAN.PHFO.FF.A.0010.000000T0000Z-161205T1600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OAHU SOUTH SHORE-WAIANAE COAST-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-CENTRAL OAHU-WAIANAE MOUNTAINS-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-LANAI MAUKA-KAHOOLAWE-
311 AM HST MON DEC 5 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR KAHOOLAWE...LANAI...MOLOKAI AND OAHU
HAS BEEN CANCELLED. CONDITIONS HAVE IMPROVED LESSENING THE
CHANCES FOR EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.

$$
LAU



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