Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
311 PM HST WED DEC 24 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND...

.A SHARP UPPER TROUGH REMAINS NEAR THE ISLANDS THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY...BRINGING UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS TO MAUI COUNTY
AND THE BIG ISLAND. THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY FLOODING RAINFALL AND
THUNDERSTORMS REMAINS ELEVATED FOR MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

HIZ001>011-250215-
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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-
311 PM HST WED DEC 24 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR KAUAI...NIIHAU AND OAHU HAS BEEN
CANCELLED. CONDITIONS HAVE IMPROVED.

$$

HIZ012>028-251415-
/O.EXT.PHFO.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-141225T1600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
311 PM HST WED DEC 24 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST THURSDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* UNTIL 6 AM HST THURSDAY.

* HEAVY SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL MAINTAIN
  THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING.

* IN ADDITION TO POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF MAY
  RESULT IN ROCK AND MUDSLIDES IN STEEP TERRAIN. FAST MOVING
  WATERS MAY CREATE LIFE THREATENING SITUATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS VERY DANGEROUS. REMEMBER
THAT IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE RAINING HEAVILY WHERE YOU ARE FOR
FLASH FLOODING TO OCCUR.

MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE
ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.

&&

$$






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