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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 5:57 PM HST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 630 PM HST

* at 557 PM HST, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles south of
Puuanahulu, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Honalo, Pohakuloa Camp, Puuanahulu,
Kalaoa, Honaunau, Pohakuloa training area, Kainaliu, Holualoa,
Kahaluu-Keauhou and Captain Cook.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building. Stay away from windows.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 1943 15587 1972 15605 1999 15570 1964 15545
time... Mot... loc 0357z 225deg 24kt 1969 15583

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


Birchard


Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:45 PM HST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* flood advisory for...
the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 845 PM HST

* at 540 PM HST, radar indicated heavy rain moving onto the slopes
of The Big Island. The most intense rainfall was occurring from
Captain Cook to Kailua-Kona. Moderate to heavy rainfall was also
spreading into the windward Kohala Mountains and the south kohala
district. Additional rainfall is expected to move onshore over the
next several hours.

* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
Kailua-Kona, Naalehu, Waipio Valley, Kukuihaele, Hawi, Honaunau,
Kamuela, Kawaihae, Kahaluu-Keauhou, Kealakekua, Kapaau and Puako.

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 845 PM HST if heavy rain
persists.

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

Lat... Lon 1897 15572 1903 15588 1910 15592 1936 15589
      1959 15597 1973 15606 1978 15605 1986 15592
      2001 15582 2016 15591 2027 15587 2025 15577
      2012 15559 2012 15552 1960 15565 1909 15554
      1899 15559 1891 15568


Kodama


258 PM HST sun Feb 18 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all Hawaiian islands.

* Through Monday afternoon.

* Abundant low level moisture will combine with a strong
disturbance aloft to bring widespread heavy rain and
thunderstorms.

* Rapidly developing and slow-moving heavy showers and
thunderstorms will continue to impact both windward and leeward
areas. Many areas are already saturated, and any additional
rainfall will quickly lead to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please monitor forecasts and be prepared to take action should
flash flood warnings be issued.



Birchard


Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:45 PM HST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* flood advisory for...
the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 845 PM HST

* at 540 PM HST, radar indicated heavy rain moving onto the slopes
of The Big Island. The most intense rainfall was occurring from
Captain Cook to Kailua-Kona. Moderate to heavy rainfall was also
spreading into the windward Kohala Mountains and the south kohala
district. Additional rainfall is expected to move onshore over the
next several hours.

* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
Kailua-Kona, Naalehu, Waipio Valley, Kukuihaele, Hawi, Honaunau,
Kamuela, Kawaihae, Kahaluu-Keauhou, Kealakekua, Kapaau and Puako.

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 845 PM HST if heavy rain
persists.

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

Lat... Lon 1897 15572 1903 15588 1910 15592 1936 15589
      1959 15597 1973 15606 1978 15605 1986 15592
      2001 15582 2016 15591 2027 15587 2025 15577
      2012 15559 2012 15552 1960 15565 1909 15554
      1899 15559 1891 15568


Kodama


258 PM HST sun Feb 18 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all Hawaiian islands.

* Through Monday afternoon.

* Abundant low level moisture will combine with a strong
disturbance aloft to bring widespread heavy rain and
thunderstorms.

* Rapidly developing and slow-moving heavy showers and
thunderstorms will continue to impact both windward and leeward
areas. Many areas are already saturated, and any additional
rainfall will quickly lead to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Please monitor forecasts and be prepared to take action should
flash flood warnings be issued.



Birchard