Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
408 AM HST WED AUG 31 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE BIG ISLAND THROUGH THURSDAY...

.DEEP MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE MADELINE WILL RESULT IN
PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING THROUGH
THURSDAY.

HIZ023>028-010400-
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KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-
BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
408 AM HST WED AUG 31 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* THE BIG ISLAND.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* DEEP MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE MADELINE WILL AFFECT THE
  BIG ISLAND THROUGH THURSDAY...BRINGING THE THREAT FOR HEAVY
  RAINFALL AND FLOODING. THE GREATEST INITIAL FLOOD THREAT WILL BE
  OVER THE WINDWARD SLOPES THIS MORNING...WITH THE ENTIRE ISLAND
  EXPERIENCING A FLOOD THREAT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY.

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 BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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