Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
511 PM HST FRI JUL 22 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON
FOR THE BIG ISLAND MAUI MOLOKAI LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON
FOR OAHU...

.TROPICAL STORM DARBY IS EXPECTED TO BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN...
WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH
FLOODING. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON THE BIG ISLAND LATE
TONIGHT...WITH HEAVY RAIN SPREADING TO MAUI COUNTY AND OAHU
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

HIZ005>011-231615-
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OAHU SOUTH SHORE-WAIANAE COAST-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-CENTRAL OAHU-WAIANAE MOUNTAINS-
511 PM HST FRI JUL 22 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE OAHU.

* FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* TROPICAL STORM DARBY IS EXPECTED TO PASS CLOSE TO OAHU SATURDAY
  NIGHT AND SUNDAY...INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN THAT
  COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

* IN ADDITION TO FLOOD PRONE AREAS...HEAVY RAIN EVENTS OF THIS
  SIZE MAY CAUSE FLOODING IN AREAS OUTSIDE DESIGNATED FLOOD ZONES.
  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD BE BETWEEN
  6 AND 10 INCHES. LOW SPOTS IN ROADS CAN BECOME DANGEROUS AND
  IMPASSABLE DUE TO SEVERE RUNOFF. HIGH AMOUNTS OF DEBRIS IN
  STREAMS AND GULCHES MAY CLOG BRIDGES AND CULVERTS RESULTING IN
  DANGEROUS FLOODING WHICH COULD OCCUR OUTSIDE THE NORMAL
  CHANNELS...AND COULD ALSO LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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 GET PREPARED FOR FLASH
FLOODING THIS WEEKEND. NEVER DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS
THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

&&

$$

HIZ012>028-231615-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-LANAI MAUKA-
KAHOOLAWE-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-
511 PM HST FRI JUL 22 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT HST TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* KAHOOLAWE...LANAI...MAUI...MOLOKAI AND THE BIG ISLAND.

* FROM MIDNIGHT HST TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DARBY IS NOW FORECAST TO MOVE
  OVER...OR VERY CLOSE TO...THE BIG ISLAND ON SATURDAY...AND THE
  ISLANDS OF MAUI COUNTY SATURDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER...HEAVY RAIN
  EXTENDS WELL AWAY FROM THE CENTER AND EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS
  EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATER TONIGHT ON THE BIG ISLAND AND IN MAUI
  COUNTY ON SATURDAY.

* IN ADDITION TO FLOOD PRONE AREAS...HEAVY RAIN EVENTS OF THIS
  SIZE MAY CAUSE FLOODING IN AREAS OUTSIDE DESIGNATED FLOOD
  ZONES. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO BE BETWEEN
  10 AND 15 INCHES. LOW SPOTS IN ROADS CAN BECOME DANGEROUS AND
  IMPASSABLE DUE TO SEVERE RUNOFF. HIGH AMOUNTS OF DEBRIS IN
  STREAMS AND GULCHES MAY CLOG BRIDGES AND CULVERTS RESULTING IN
  DANGEROUS FLOODING WHICH COULD OCCUR OUTSIDE THE NORMAL
  CHANNELS...AND COULD ALSO LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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 GET PREPARED FOR FLASH
FLOODING THIS WEEKEND. NEVER DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS
THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

&&

$$

BIRCHARD


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