Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
329 PM HST THU DEC 8 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 AM FRIDAY FOR NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU AND MAUI COUNTY...

.A SURGE OF MOISTURE FROM THE SOUTH COMBINING WITH AN UNSTABLE
AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE SMALLER ISLANDS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

HIZ001>022-091430-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-KAUAI MOUNTAINS-
OAHU SOUTH SHORE-WAIANAE COAST-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-CENTRAL OAHU-WAIANAE MOUNTAINS-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-LANAI MAUKA-KAHOOLAWE-
MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-
WINDWARD HALEAKALA-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-HALEAKALA SUMMIT-
329 PM HST THU DEC 8 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* KAHOOLAWE...KAUAI...LANAI...MAUI...MOLOKAI...NIIHAU AND OAHU.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* THE COMBINATION OF AN UNSTABLE AND MOIST ATMOSPHERE WILL RESULT
  IN THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
  SMALLER ISLANDS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

* HEAVY DOWNPOURS COULD CAUSE STREAMS TO QUICKLY OVERFLOW THEIR
  BANKS...LEADING TO LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING.

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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