Hawaiian Lifeguard Association
National Weather ServiceWeather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI
County of HawaiʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Division
City and County of HonoluluEmergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division
County of KauaʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau
County of MauiParks and Recreation - Aquatics Division
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 3:50pm HST
Flash Flood Warning
Effective: Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 3:50pm to 6:45pm
* Flash Flood Warning for... The island of Maui in Maui County
* Until 645 PM HST
* At 343 PM HST, a gage on Kahakuloa Stream reported a rapid rise in water levels which may result in an overflow onto Kahekili Highway at Kahakuloa. Heavy rainfall has been persistent over the West Maui Mountains and has also recently developed over the Haleakala Highway which will produce hazardous driving conditions.
* Locations in the warning include but are not limited to... Kahului, Honokohau, Kahakuloa, Haliimaile, Paia, Makawao, Wailuku, Olowalu, Waihee, Kaanapali, Pukalani and Napili-Honokowai. This warning may need to be extended beyond 645 PM HST if heavy rain persists. This flash flood warning replaces the previously issued flood advisory that was in effect for portions of the island of Maui in Maui County.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or will develop quickly.
Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.
If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.
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