Kona International At Keahole, HI

7:45 AM HST on July 23, 2016 (GMT -1000)
Kona International At Keahole | | Change Station

Elev 43 ft 19.74 °N, 156.05 °W | Updated 45 minutes ago

Light Rain
Light Rain
75 °F
Feels Like 75 °F
Wind Variable Wind from NNE

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.82 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Overcast 4400 ft
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.12 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:57 AM 7:04 PM
Waning Gibbous, 84% visible
SPECI PHKO 231700Z 02006KT 10SM -RA FEW024 BKN034 OVC044 24/22 A2982 RMK AO2 P0000 T02390217
Pressure 29.82 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Overcast 4400 ft
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.12 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:57 AM 7:04 PM
Waning Gibbous, 84% visible
SPECI PHKO 231700Z 02006KT 10SM -RA FEW024 BKN034 OVC044 24/22 A2982 RMK AO2 P0000 T02390217

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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 7:17 AM HST Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 1015 am HST

* at 708 am HST... radar indicated heavy rain over the windward
slopes of The Big Island. The heaviest rainfall, with rates 1 to 2
inches per hour, was occurring over the Kohala Mountains and the
puna slopes. Additional rain bands, associated with approaching
Tropical Storm Darby, will continue through the day.

* Locations in the advisory includes all locations in the north kohala,
south kohala, hamakua, north Hilo, south Hilo and puna districts.

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.

This advisory may need to be extended beyond 1015 am HST if heavy
rain persists.

A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect for Hawaii County through
Sunday afternoon.

Lat... Lon 1948 15482 1934 15499 1928 15513 1927 15528
      1960 15542 1993 15562 2012 15589 2025 15590
      2027 15587 2025 15577 2012 15559 2011 15546
      2001 15526 1985 15509 1974 15510 1974 15500
      1965 15499 1953 15481


454 am HST Sat Jul 23 2016

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Kahoolawe... Lanai... Maui... Molokai and The Big Island.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* the center of Tropical Storm Darby is forecast to move over...
or very close to... The Big Island today... and the islands of
Maui County late tonight into Sunday morning. Excessive
rainfall is expected to become widespread on The Big Island
today... and over Maui County this afternoon into tonight.

* In addition to flood prone areas... heavy rain events of this
size may cause flooding in areas outside designated flood
zones. Storm total rainfall amounts are forecast to be between
10 and 15 inches... with locally higher amounts possible. Low
spots in roads can become dangerous and impassable due to
severe runoff. High amounts of debris in streams and gulches
may clog bridges and culverts resulting in dangerous flooding
which could occur outside the normal channels... and could also
lead to significant property damage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

You should monitor later forecasts and get prepared for flash
flooding this weekend. Never drive into areas where water covers
the Road. Turn around... Don/T drown.


Tropical Storm Warning
Issued: 6:15 AM HST Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...

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

Secure outdoor objects which can be blown around and cause
additional damage. Tropical storms can bring very heavy rain
leading to flash flooding. People near streams... rivers... and low-
lying flood prone areas are urged to be especially alert to flash

... Winds...
based on the latest forecast track... tropical storm force winds
over 39 mph are expected to spread across the area this
morning... winds will be as high as 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 65
mph. Early this morning... Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reported
wind gusts to 54 miles per hour. Even higher winds and wind gusts
will be possible over mountainous terrain... through passes... and
where winds blow downslope.

Some loose outdoor items will be tossed around. Many power lines
may be knocked down... possibly resulting in extended power
outages in some areas. Many weaker trees such as albizia will be
snapped or uprooted. Some large branches of healthy trees will be
snapped. Most newly planted trees and shrubs will be damaged or

Poorly constructed homes may sustain minor wall damage and
partial roof removal. Other homes may have minor roof and siding

... Inland flooding...
rain has begun to spread over the windward and southeast sides of
The Big Island early this morning. Rain is expected to become
heavy at times with heavier squalls and embedded thunderstorms.
Heavy rain at times will then continue today and tonight. Storm
total rainfall amounts of 10 to 15 inches could lead to
significant flash flooding. Refer to the Flash Flood Watch for
more details.

... Storm surge and storm tide...
on east facing shores... surf of 15 to 25 feet is expected to continue.
This may cause significant wave runup and damage on some windward
coastal roads. Refer to the high surf warning for more details.

... Probability of tropical storm/hurricane conditions...
the chance for damaging tropical storm conditions at Hilo is 75
percent... 72 percent at Bradshaw Field... 38 percent at South
Point... and 66 percent at Kailua-Kona.