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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
332 AM HST SUN JUL 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH TODAY FOR THE BIG ISLAND...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH LATE TONIGHT FOR MAUI MOLOKAI
LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR OAHU...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR KAUAI AND
NIIHAU...

HIZ023>028-250400-
/O.CON.PHFO.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-160725T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA-
BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-BIG ISLAND SUMMITS-
332 AM HST SUN JUL 24 2016

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* THE BIG ISLAND.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* RAIN BANDS AROUND TROPICAL STORM DARBY WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
  FREQUENT SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH PERIODS
  OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
  AMOUNTS UP TO 8 INCHES IN HIGHER TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE.

* IN ADDITION TO FLOOD PRONE AREAS...HEAVY RAIN EVENTS OF THIS
  SIZE MAY CAUSE FLOODING IN AREAS OUTSIDE DESIGNATED FLOOD
  ZONES. 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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