Hilo, HI

2:38 PM HST on August 04, 2015 (GMT -1000)
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Location: Hilo,
Elevation: 36 ft
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Elev 36 ft 19.72 °N, 155.05 °W | Updated 45 minutes ago

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Waning Gibbous, 73% visible
Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1900 ft
Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 0.30 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3 out of 12
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Air Quality Not available.
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METAR PHTO 042353Z 32008KT 10SM SCT019 SCT030 OVC060 27/23 A2986 RMK AO2 RAB14E40 SLP110 P0000 60030 T02720233 10289 20244 58007

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Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1900 ft
Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 0.30 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PHTO 042353Z 32008KT 10SM SCT019 SCT030 OVC060 27/23 A2986 RMK AO2 RAB14E40 SLP110 P0000 60030 T02720233 10289 20244 58007

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Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:28 PM HST on August 04, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flood Advisory for the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 430 PM HST

* at 113 PM HST... radar showed heavy rain over the south end of The
Big Island of Hawaii... between Naalehu and Hawaiian Oceanview
estates. Radar was showing rain falling at up to 3 inches per
hour. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.

* The area of heavy rain will otherwise remain over mainly rural
areas of the indicated County.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay away from streams... drainage ditches and low lying areas prone
to flooding.

Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due
to ponding... reduced visibility and poor braking action.

Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle or on foot.
Turn around... Don/T drown.


A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect for The Big Island and Maui
through Thursday evening.

This advisory may need to be extended beyond 430 PM HST if heavy rain
persists.

Lat... Lon 1913 15577 1915 15559 1891 15555 1889 15573



1115 am HST Tue Aug 4 2015

... High surf advisory now in effect until noon HST Thursday...

The high surf advisory is now in effect until noon HST Thursday.

* Surf... along east facing shores... 5 to 8 feet through
today... increasing to 8 to 12 feet with higher sets
tonight... then declining on Wednesday afternoon.

* Timing... building tonight... peaking early Wednesday... then
declining late Wednesday.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves... shore
break... and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming
difficult and dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... beachgoers... swimmers... and
surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials
and exercise caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers
and body boarders utilizing Harbor channels to access surfing
areas.





953 am HST Tue Aug 4 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 6 PM HST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for Maui and The Big Island

* until 600 PM Thursday.

* For abundant moisture from Tropical Storm Guillermo moving over
the area.

* Excessive runoff may result in rock and mudslides in steep
terrain. Fast moving water 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.




Tropical Storm Watch
Statement as of 12:57 PM HST on August 04, 2015

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

... Precautionary/preparedness actions...
precautionary/preparedness actions...

Loose objects such as lawn furniture... garbage cans... and other
items should be secured or stored indoors.


... Probability of tropical storm/hurricane conditions...
the chance for tropical storm force winds is 4 percent at Hilo
and 5 percent at Kahului. This represents a general downward
trend since the last forecast.

... Winds...
although the latest forecast is for sustained winds to remain
below tropical storm force of 39 mph... 34 knots... only a small
change in the track of Guillermo could result in higher winds.

... Storm surge and storm tide...
large surf will build along east facing shores through tonight and
will continue on Wednesday.

... Inland flooding...
a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for portions of the area. Refer
to the watch for more details.