Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1131 PM HST SUN JUL 24 2016

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HONOLULU HI-
1131 PM HST SUN JUL 24 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 AM HST FOR
THE ISLAND OF OAHU IN HONOLULU COUNTY...

AT 1120 PM HST...RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN
ACROSS MUCH OF OAHU. RAIN WAS FALLING AT A RATE OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER
HOUR...AND FLASH FLOODING CONTINUES IN MANY LOCATIONS. H-1 WESTBOUND
REMAINS CLOSED AT LILIHA STREET AND SCHOOL STREET, WITH REPORTS OF
CARS STALLED IN THE ROAD AS A RESULT OF THE FLOODING. IN
ADDITION...DILLINGHAM BOULEVARD IS CLOSED AT MIDDLE STREET DUE TO
DEBRIS IN THE ROADWAY. MANY AREA STREAMS REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AS
WELL...WITH FLOODING EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
HOURS. THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION...WITH DAMAGE LIKELY IN THE
AREAS WHICH ARE TYPICALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAINS.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
THE ISLAND OF OAHU.

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.

LAT...LON 2153 15784 2147 15784 2141 15778 2147 15777
      2147 15773 2141 15774 2131 15765 2126 15770
      2130 15772 2126 15782 2134 15790 2130 15791
      2134 15797 2130 15811 2149 15824 2153 15823
      2158 15828 2158 15812 2169 15803 2171 15797

$$

JELSEMA


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