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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
605 PM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE BIG ISLAND MAUI
MOLOKAI LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT FOR OAHU...

HIZ005>011-241630-
/O.CON.PHFO.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-160725T1600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OAHU SOUTH SHORE-WAIANAE COAST-OAHU NORTH SHORE-OAHU KOOLAU-
OLOMANA-CENTRAL OAHU-WAIANAE MOUNTAINS-
605 PM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* OAHU

* THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* PASSING RAINBANDS WILL BRING PERIODS OF SHOWERS. THERE IS A
  CHANCE FOR HEAVIER SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP ON OAHU
  SUNDAY. IF STORMS DEVELOP...THEY COULD CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.
  STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
  AMOUNTS UP TO 10 INCHES IN HIGHER TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE. SEE
  THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR MORE DETAILS.

* 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.

&&

$$
R BALLARD

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
605 PM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE BIG ISLAND MAUI
MOLOKAI LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT FOR OAHU...

HIZ012>028-241630-
/O.CON.PHFO.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-160725T0400Z/
/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-
605 PM HST SAT JUL 23 2016

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

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

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* PASSING RAINBANDS WILL BRING PERIODS OF SHOWERS. THERE IS A
  CHANCE FOR INTENSE DOWNPOURS OR THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP
  TONIGHT...MAINLY NEAR THE BIG ISLAND...SPREADING TO MAUI COUNTY
  LATE TONIGHT. IF HEAVIER STORMS DEVELOP...THEY COULD CAUSE
  SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 8 TO
  12 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 15 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.

&&

$$

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