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High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:50 PM HST Feb. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday for
east facing shores...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday for
north facing shores...

* surf... 12 to 18 feet with locally higher sets this evening,
lowering to 10 to 16 feet tonight along north and east facing
shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and The Big Island.

* Timing... through early Monday morning.

* Impacts... high... expect ocean water occasionally sweeping
across shorelines, very strong breaking waves, and strong
currents.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... stay well away from the
shoreline along the affected shores.





347 PM HST sun Feb 17 2019

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Monday evening through
Tuesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

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

* From 6 PM HST Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* A band of deep moisture will move over the eastern half of the
state late Monday and stall through Tuesday. Meanwhile, an upper
level trough will deepen over the state, creating instability
that will likely trigger heavy rainfall and thunderstorms over
The Big Island and parts of Maui County. The band is expected to
move eastward Tuesday night and Wednesday, though the Flash
Flood Watch may need to be extended if heavy rains linger.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash 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.

Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action if a Flash
Flood Warning is issued. If you experience heavy rain or rising
water, head to higher ground immediately.


Wroe


High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:50 PM HST Feb. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday for
east facing shores...
... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday for
north facing shores...

* surf... 12 to 18 feet with locally higher sets this evening,
lowering to 10 to 16 feet tonight along north and east facing
shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and The Big Island.

* Timing... through early Monday morning.

* Impacts... high... expect ocean water occasionally sweeping
across shorelines, very strong breaking waves, and strong
currents.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... stay well away from the
shoreline along the affected shores.





347 PM HST sun Feb 17 2019

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Monday evening through
Tuesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

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

* From 6 PM HST Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* A band of deep moisture will move over the eastern half of the
state late Monday and stall through Tuesday. Meanwhile, an upper
level trough will deepen over the state, creating instability
that will likely trigger heavy rainfall and thunderstorms over
The Big Island and parts of Maui County. The band is expected to
move eastward Tuesday night and Wednesday, though the Flash
Flood Watch may need to be extended if heavy rains linger.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash 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.

Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action if a Flash
Flood Warning is issued. If you experience heavy rain or rising
water, head to higher ground immediately.


Wroe


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