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: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 9:07am HST
Flash Flood Warning
Effective: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 9:07am to 12:15pm
* Flash Flood Warning for... The island of Molokai in Maui County
* Until 1215 PM HST.
* At 856 AM HST, radar showed rainfall continuing along the upper slopes of central and east Molokai. Water levels in Kawela Gulch and Kaunakakai Gulch also remain high. Low water crossings along Highway 450 from Kaunakakai to Pukoo likely have flowing water. Rainfall will continue to move over Molokai as the center of Olivia approaches from the east.
* This warning includes the entire island of Molokai. This warning may need to be extended beyond 1215 PM HST if heavy rain persists.
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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