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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 7:25 AM HST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

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

* until 1015 am HST

* at 725 am HST, radar indicated slow moving heavy rain extending
from Pepeekeo to Hilo to Glenwood and Volcano. In addition, radar
showed more heavy rain will be overspreading the puna and portions
of the Kau districts over the next couple of hours.

* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
Pepeekeo, Hilo, Keaau, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Pahoa, Mountain
View, Glenwood, Volcano, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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 1015 am HST if heavy
rain persists.

Lat... Lon 1934 15499 1927 15516 1927 15529 1919 15540
      2002 15529 2002 15528 1985 15509 1974 15510
      1974 15500 1969 15498 1965 15499 1956 15489
      1954 15482 1951 15481


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331 am HST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* The Big Island.

* Through Friday afternoon

* abundant moisture will combine with an upper disturbance west
of the area that will lead to widespread heavy showers and
thunderstorms.

* Due to increasing instability, heavy showers and thunderstorms
could develop rapidly and lead to flash flooding in a short
period of time. Areas that have received rain recently will be
more susceptible to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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





Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 7:25 AM HST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

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

* until 1015 am HST

* at 725 am HST, radar indicated slow moving heavy rain extending
from Pepeekeo to Hilo to Glenwood and Volcano. In addition, radar
showed more heavy rain will be overspreading the puna and portions
of the Kau districts over the next couple of hours.

* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
Pepeekeo, Hilo, Keaau, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Pahoa, Mountain
View, Glenwood, Volcano, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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 1015 am HST if heavy
rain persists.

Lat... Lon 1934 15499 1927 15516 1927 15529 1919 15540
      2002 15529 2002 15528 1985 15509 1974 15510
      1974 15500 1969 15498 1965 15499 1956 15489
      1954 15482 1951 15481


R Ballard


331 am HST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* The Big Island.

* Through Friday afternoon

* abundant moisture will combine with an upper disturbance west
of the area that will lead to widespread heavy showers and
thunderstorms.

* Due to increasing instability, heavy showers and thunderstorms
could develop rapidly and lead to flash flooding in a short
period of time. Areas that have received rain recently will be
more susceptible to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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