Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
352 PM HST TUE AUG 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR THE BIG ISLAND...

.DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE HEAVY DOWNPOURS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE BIG ISLAND THROUGH AT LEAST
THE EVENING. WITH THE GROUND ALREADY SATURATED IN MANY AREAS FROM
HEAVY RAINS DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS...THERE WILL BE AN
ELEVATED RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING.

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KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-
BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
352 PM HST TUE AUG 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT HST
TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* THE BIG ISLAND.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT HST TONIGHT

* DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE HEAVY DOWNPOURS
  AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE BIG ISLAND INTO TONIGHT.
  WITH THE GROUND ALREADY SATURATED IN MANY AREAS FROM HEAVY RAINS
  DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS...THERE WILL BE AN ELEVATED RISK
  FOR FLASH FLOODING. THE GREATEST FLOOD THREAT FOR LEEWARD AREAS
  WILL BE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE THREAT
  FOR FLOODING WILL PERSIST LONGER OVER WINDWARD AREAS...POSSIBLY
  REQUIRING THE WATCH TO BE EXTENDED THROUGH THE NIGHT.


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.

&&

$$
WROE



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