Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
745 PM HST FRI AUG 1 2014

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HAWAII HI-
745 PM HST FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE ISLAND OF HAWAII IN HAWAII COUNTY

* UNTIL 1045 PM HST

* AT 732 PM HST...RADAR AND RAIN GAUGE DATA SHOWED AN AREA OF
  PERSISTENT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN FROM JUST WEST OF HILO ALONG THE
  HAMAKUA COAST TO NEAR WAIPIO VALLEY. ESTIMATED RAINFALL RATES OF 1
  TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE OCCURRING IN THIS AREA. A STREAM GAUGE ON
  THE HONOLII STREAM HAS SHOWN A RAPID RISE TO NEAR 10 FEET DURING
  THE PAST FEW HOURS.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  WAIPIO VALLEY...PAAUILO...OOKALA...LAUPAHOEHOE...HONOMU...HONOKAA
  AND HAKALAU.

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 1045 PM HST IF HEAVY
RAIN PERSISTS.

LAT...LON 1989 15540 2000 15560 2032 15554 1969 15488
      1964 15533

$$

JACOBSON





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