Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
323 PM HST FRI MAY 22 2015

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HONOLULU HI-
323 PM HST FRI MAY 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE ISLAND OF OAHU IN HONOLULU COUNTY

* UNTIL 615 PM HST

* AT 318 PM HST...RADAR SHOWED A COUPLE OF AREAS OF MODERATE TO
  HEAVY SHOWERS ON OAHU...PRODUCING NUISANCE FLOODING. THE FIRST
  AREA IS ALONG THE WINDWARD COAST FROM KAHUKU TO KAAAWA. THE
  SECOND AREA OF HEAVY RAIN IS ALONG THE NORTH FACING SLOPES OF THE
  WAIANAE MOUNTAINS...UPSLOPE FROM MOKULEIA. BOTH AREAS OF HEAVY
  RAIN WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  PUNALUU...LAIE AND HAUULA.

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 615 PM HST IF HEAVY RAIN
PERSISTS.

LAT...LON 2161 15827 2169 15790 2153 15782 2146 15828

$$

BIRCHARD




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