Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
923 PM HST SUN DEC 21 2014

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KAUAI HI-
923 PM HST SUN DEC 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE ISLAND OF KAUAI IN KAUAI COUNTY

* UNTIL 1215 AM HST

* AT 915 PM HST...RADAR SHOWED PERSISTENT MODERATE SHOWERS OVER THE
  NORTH FACING SLOPES OF KAUAI...FROM KOKEE TO THE NA PALI COAST TO
  HANALEI. A RAIN GAGE IN THE MOUNTAINS NEAR KOKEE HAS RECEIVED
  NEARLY TWO INCHES OF RAIN IN THE LAST COUPLE OF HOURS. STEADY
  RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE...AND WATER LEVELS IN NORTH
  SHORE STREAMS WILL RISE.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  HAENA...WAINIHA...HANALEI...WAIMEA CANYON...AND THE NA PALI STATE
  PARK...INCLUDING HANAKAPIAI...HANAKOA AND KALALAU VALLEYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STAY AWAY FROM STREAMS...DRAINAGE DITCHES AND LOW LYING AREAS PRONE
TO FLOODING.

RAINFALL AND RUNOFF WILL ALSO CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE
TO PONDING...REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POOR BRAKING ACTION.

DO NOT CROSS FAST FLOWING OR RISING WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE OR ON FOOT.
TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

&&

THIS ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND 1215 AM HST IF RAIN
PERSISTS.

LAT...LON 2221 15975 2228 15932 2209 15927 2203 15978

$$

BIRCHARD




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