Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
454 AM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE BIG ISLAND
MAUI MOLOKAI LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT FOR
OAHU...

.TROPICAL STORM DARBY IS EXPECTED TO BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN TO THE
STATE TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING. HEAVY RAIN WILL
SPREAD ACROSS THE BIG ISLAND TODAY...WITH HEAVY RAIN SPREADING TO
MAUI COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON...AND TO OAHU TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

HIZ005>011-240400-
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OAHU SOUTH SHORE-WAIANAE COAST-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-CENTRAL OAHU-WAIANAE MOUNTAINS-
454 AM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* OAHU.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT

* TROPICAL STORM DARBY IS EXPECTED TO PASS CLOSE TO OAHU ON
  SUNDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS OAHU TONIGHT
  AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING SYSTEM....WITH INCREASING POTENTIAL FOR
  HEAVY RAIN THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING LATE TONIGHT AND
  SUNDAY...CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IN ADDITION TO FLOOD PRONE AREAS...HEAVY RAIN EVENTS OF THIS
  SIZE MAY CAUSE FLOODING IN AREAS OUTSIDE DESIGNATED FLOOD
  ZONES. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  COULD BE BETWEEN 5 AND 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE. LOW SPOTS IN ROADS CAN BECOME DANGEROUS AND
  IMPASSABLE DUE TO SEVERE RUNOFF. HIGH AMOUNTS OF DEBRIS IN
  STREAMS AND GULCHES MAY CLOG BRIDGES AND CULVERTS RESULTING IN
  DANGEROUS FLOODING WHICH COULD OCCUR OUTSIDE THE NORMAL
  CHANNELS...AND COULD ALSO LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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 GET PREPARED FOR FLASH
FLOODING THIS WEEKEND. NEVER DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS
THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

&&

$$

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MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI-LANAI MAUKA-
KAHOOLAWE-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-
MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-LEEWARD HALEAKALA-
HALEAKALA SUMMIT-KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
KOHALA-BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
454 AM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* KAHOOLAWE...LANAI...MAUI...MOLOKAI AND THE BIG ISLAND.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DARBY IS FORECAST TO MOVE OVER...
  OR VERY CLOSE TO...THE BIG ISLAND TODAY...AND THE ISLANDS OF
  MAUI COUNTY LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. EXCESSIVE
  RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME WIDESPREAD ON THE BIG ISLAND
  TODAY...AND OVER MAUI COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.

* IN ADDITION TO FLOOD PRONE AREAS...HEAVY RAIN EVENTS OF THIS
  SIZE MAY CAUSE FLOODING IN AREAS OUTSIDE DESIGNATED FLOOD
  ZONES. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO BE BETWEEN
  10 AND 15 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. LOW
  SPOTS IN ROADS CAN BECOME DANGEROUS AND IMPASSABLE DUE TO
  SEVERE RUNOFF. HIGH AMOUNTS OF DEBRIS IN STREAMS AND GULCHES
  MAY CLOG BRIDGES AND CULVERTS RESULTING IN DANGEROUS FLOODING
  WHICH COULD OCCUR OUTSIDE THE NORMAL CHANNELS...AND COULD ALSO
  LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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 GET PREPARED FOR FLASH
FLOODING THIS WEEKEND. NEVER DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS
THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

&&

$$

JACOBSON



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