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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
307 PM HST Sun Mar 3 2024

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR BIG ISLAND FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

HIZ023-026>028-051>054-041515-
/O.CON.PHFO.FA.A.0003.240304T0400Z-240305T1600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Kona-Kohala-Big Island Interior-Big Island Summits-Big Island
South-Big Island Southeast-Big Island East-Big Island North-
307 PM HST Sun Mar 3 2024

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall possible.

* WHERE...The Big Island.

* WHEN...From 6 PM HST this evening through late Monday night.

* IMPACTS...Flood prone roads and other low lying areas may be
  closed due to elevated runoff and overflowing streams. Urban areas
  may receive more significant flooding and property damage due to
  rapid runoff.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - A low level trough moving into the Big Island from the east
    will be enhanced by a deepening upper level system producing
    moderate to heavy rainfall mainly over the eastern slopes of
    the Big Island starting this evening. The heaviest rainfall
    amounts are forecast to fall along the eastern slopes of the
    Big Island from North Kohala, down the Hamakua Coast, into
    the Hilo and Puna Districts.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

A Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for flash
flooding. Flash Flooding is LIFE THREATENING. Do not cross fast
flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.

&&

$$

M BALLARD

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