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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
334 AM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ALL THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
THROUGH 6 PM FRIDAY...

.THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINED IN EFFECT FOR ALL ISLANDS THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON BECAUSE OF THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN AND SATURATED
GROUNDS ACROSS THE STATE.

HIZ001>028-050245-
/O.CON.PHFO.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-150905T0400Z/
/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-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-
334 AM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* ALL HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.

* UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING.

* A VERY MOIST AIR MASS...TOGETHER WITH AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH JUST
  WEST OF THE STATE...LIKELY WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SATURATED SOILS FROM
  RECENT AND CURRENT RAINFALL ACROSS THE STATE WILL INCREASE THE
  RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING.

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.

&&

$$





High Surf Warning

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
334 AM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI
MAUI AND BIG ISLAND...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL ISLANDS...

.OVERVIEW...LARGE SURF WILL PERSIST ALONG EAST FACING SHORES
UNTIL EARLY THIS EVENING. THE EAST SHORE SURF MAY REMAIN ELEVATED
OR NEAR WARNING LEVELS THROUGH AT LEAST THE WEEKEND AND LIKELY
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A NEW SOUTH SWELL WILL INCREASE WITH SURF
HEIGHTS REACHING HIGH SURF ADVISORY HEIGHTS ALONG SOUTH FACING
SHORES THROUGH SATURDAY.

HIZ002-008-009-012-013-017-019-020-024-025-050245-
/O.CON.PHFO.SU.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150906T0400Z/
KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-
MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-
WINDWARD HALEAKALA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-
334 AM HST FRI SEP 4 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY...

A HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* SURF...ALONG EAST FACING SHORES...12 TO 18 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...VERY HIGH...EXPECT OCEAN WATER SURGING AND SWEEPING
  ACROSS BEACHES...COASTAL BENCHES...AND LAVA FLOWS CREATING THE
  POTENTIAL FOR IMPACTS TO COASTAL PROPERTIES AND
  INFRASTRUCTURE...INCLUDING ROADWAYS. POWERFUL LONGSHORE AND
  RIP CURRENTS WILL BE PRESENT AT MOST BEACHES. LARGE BREAKING
  WAVES AND STRONG CURRENTS MAY IMPACT HARBOR ENTRANCES AND
  CHANNELS CAUSING CHALLENGING BOAT HANDLING.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES FROM
6 AM HST TODAY UNTIL 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* SURF...ALONG SOUTH FACING SHORES...6 TO FEET.

* TIMING...FROM 6 AM HST TODAY THROUGH 6 PM HST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE...EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES...SHORE
  BREAK...AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS MAKING SWIMMING
  DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS MEAN THAT ONLY HIGHLY EXPERIENCED
PERSONS SHOULD ENTER THE WATER. INEXPERIENCED PERSONS SHOULD
REMAIN OFF BEACHES AND ADJACENT BEACHFRONT AREAS. LARGE BREAKING
SURF...SIGNIFICANT SHORE BREAK...AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAKE
ENTERING THE WATER VERY HAZARDOUS. ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER
COULD FACE SIGNIFICANT INJURY OR DEATH.

&&

$$



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