Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
929 PM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  THE ISLAND OF HAWAII IN HAWAII COUNTY

* UNTIL 1230 AM HST

* AT 923 PM HST...RADAR SHOWED A LARGE BAND OF HEAVY RAIN MOVING
  ONSHORE INTO THE KAU DISTRICT OF THE BIG ISLAND...FROM EAST OF
  VOLCANO TO SOUTH POINT. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE MOVING SLOWLY
  TO THE NORTHWEST INTO UPSLOPE AREAS...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF 2 TO
  3 INCHES PER HOUR LIKELY. THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED IN THIS
  AREA FROM EARLIER HEAVY RAINS. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF IS LIKELY...AND
  HIGHWAY 11 AT KAWA FLATS MAY BE VULNERABLE TO CLOSURE DUE TO
  FLOODING.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  HAWAIIAN PARADISE PARK...NAALEHU...HAWAIIAN OCEAN VIEW...PAHOA...
  PAHALA...GLENWOOD...HAWAIIAN ACRES AND KAWA FLATS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IN IMMINENT OR OCCURRING IN
STREAMS...ROADS...AND LOW LYING AREAS. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW.

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

&&

THIS WARNING MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND 1230 AM HST IF HEAVY RAIN
PERSISTS.

THIS FLASH FLOOD WARNING REPLACES THE PREVIOUSLY ISSUED FLOOD
ADVISORY THAT WAS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE ISLAND OF HAWAII IN
HAWAII COUNTY.

LAT...LON 1897 15572 1903 15588 1909 15591 1963 15545
      1957 15490 1953 15481 1948 15482 1934 15499
      1927 15516 1927 15529 1921 15536 1913 15551
      1899 15559 1891 15568

$$

JACOBSON


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