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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
329 AM HST WED MAR 4 2015

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

.A TROUGH ALOFT AND ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL
FOR FLOODING RAINS OVER MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND THROUGH TONIGHT.

HIZ017>027-050230-
/O.CON.PHFO.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
329 AM HST WED MAR 4 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND.

* UNTIL 600 AM THURSDAY.

* HEAVY RAIN WILL BRING THE THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING ON MAUI AND
  THE BIG ISLAND.

* THE HIGHEST THREAT WILL BE ON THE WINDWARD SIDES OF MAUI AND THE
  BIG ISLAND WHERE THE TRADE-WIND FLOW WILL FOCUS THE SHOWERS. EXCESSIVE
  RUNOFF MAY RESULT IN ROCK AND MUDSLIDES IN STEEP TERRAIN. FAST
  MOVING WATERS MAY CREATE LIFE THREATENING SITUATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID CAMPING OR HIKING NEAR STREAMS AND LOW LYING AREAS. MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IF
HEAVY RAIN OCCURS OR FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED. REMEMBER
THAT IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE RAINING WHERE YOU ARE FOR FLASH
FLOODING TO OCCUR.

&&

$$
DONALDSON






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