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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
354 AM HST MON DEC 22 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AND AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE COLD FRONT
BOUNDARY WILL BRING POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE ALOHA STATE FROM TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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/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-
354 AM HST MON DEC 22 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM HST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.

* FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM HST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN MAY PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 INCHES OR
  MORE. IF THESE AMOUNTS OCCUR WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...FLASH
  FLOODING MAY OCCUR.

* IN ADDITION TO POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF MAY
  RESULT IN ROCK AND MUDSLIDES IN STEEP TERRAIN. FAST MOVING
  WATERS MAY CREATE LIFE THREATENING SITUATIONS.


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.

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