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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:36 AM HST on February 27, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on March 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon HST today through
Wednesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for Kahoolawe, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai,
Niihau, Oahu and The Big Island.

* From noon HST today through Wednesday afternoon.

* Increasingly moist and unstable air will overspread the islands
today and Tuesday. A strong upper level disturbance will cause a
surface trough or low to develop near the islands over the next
couple of days, enhancing the potential for heavy downpours and
thunderstorms that could lead to flash flooding. Any heavy
showers will be spotty this afternoon, but could become more
widespread by Tuesday. Conditions should gradually improve later
in the day on Wednesday.

* Some streams and normally dry gulches are expected to run high
and could quickly overflow their banks. Intense rainfall in poor
drainage and urban areas could also lead to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

Keep tuned to later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


R Ballard


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:36 AM HST on February 27, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on March 01, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon HST today through
Wednesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for Kahoolawe, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai,
Niihau, Oahu and The Big Island.

* From noon HST today through Wednesday afternoon.

* Increasingly moist and unstable air will overspread the islands
today and Tuesday. A strong upper level disturbance will cause a
surface trough or low to develop near the islands over the next
couple of days, enhancing the potential for heavy downpours and
thunderstorms that could lead to flash flooding. Any heavy
showers will be spotty this afternoon, but could become more
widespread by Tuesday. Conditions should gradually improve later
in the day on Wednesday.

* Some streams and normally dry gulches are expected to run high
and could quickly overflow their banks. Intense rainfall in poor
drainage and urban areas could also lead to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

Keep tuned to later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


R Ballard


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Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Special Statement
Montana - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
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Oklahoma - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
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Vermont - Flood Warning
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Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement
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