Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
7:49 PM HST
National Weather Service
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the
* flood advisory for...
the island of Kauai in Kauai County
* until 1115 PM HST
* at 745 PM HST, satellite and radar indicated heavy rain and
thunderstorms on the north side of mount Waialeale. Rain was
falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour.
* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
Lihue, Kapaa, Kalaheo, Princeville, Kilauea, Omao, Wailua
Homesteads, Na Pali State Park, Moloaa, Hanapepe, Hanalei and
Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to
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 1115 PM HST if heavy
Lat... Lon 2221 15934 2211 15930 2205 15934 2197 15933
2194 15935 2188 15943 2191 15960 2189 15961
2221 15962 2223 15956 2221 15950 2223 15949
2222 15943 2224 15940
300 PM HST Mon Feb 27 2017
... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Kahoolawe, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Niihau, Oahu and The
* Through Wednesday afternoon
* increasingly moist and unstable air will overspread the islands
tonight and Tuesday. Spotty intense showers, mainly windward and
Mauka tonight, could become more widespread by 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. 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
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. Consider postponing camping
or hiking trips until the weather improves.