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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 1:30pm HST

Flood Advisory

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Effective: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:10am to 2:00pm

Alert:
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flood advisory for... The island of Molokai in Maui County

* Until 430 PM HST

* At 127 PM HST, radar indicated heavy rain spreading west over Molokai with more heavy rain moving toward the island from the southwest. Radar shows rainfall rates over an inch an hour.

* Locations in the advisory include the entire island. This advisory may need to be extended beyond 430 PM HST if heavy rain persists. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect.
Description:

A Flood Advisory, previously called an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory, means nuisance flooding is occurring or imminent.

Instruction:
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.

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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Alert Identifier: 7553
  • maui