Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
353 AM HST Thu Apr 19 2018

HIZ001>027-200400-
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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-
353 AM HST Thu Apr 19 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* The entire state of Hawaii.

* Through 6 PM Friday.

* The remnants of an old front lingering across the state in
  combination with an upper level trough moving overhead, will
  bring the threat for heavy rainfall and flash flooding. The
  heaviest rainfall is expected to fall from Oahu eastward to the
  Big Island, particularly in windward areas. Even though
  widespread heavy rainfall is not expected on Kauai, given the
  high levels of saturation from recent rainfall, any additional
  moderate rain falling for an extended period of time could
  quickly result in flooding problems.

* Rapidly rising water levels may occur on area streams and
  significant flooding may occur in low lying and poor drainage
  areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is very dangerous. Monitor the
forecast and be prepared to take action if you see rising water
or if Flash Flood Warnings are issued.

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