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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:18 AM HST on February 17, 2018

Expires 11:00 PM EST on February 19, 2018


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon HST today
through Monday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Maui and The Big Island.

* From noon HST today through Monday afternoon

* abundant low level moisture will remain over the eastern end
of the island chain. As a strong upper level trough moves
overhead on Saturday, heavy showers and thunderstorms will
likely develop. The threat for flooding rainfall may spread
westward to the rest of the state by Sunday.

* Due to high instability and light winds, heavy showers and
thunderstorms will likely develop rapidly during the afternoon
hours. Soils across much of The Big Island and parts of Maui
are already saturated due to recent rains, which could lead to
the faster onset of 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.




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:18 AM HST on February 17, 2018

Expires 11:00 PM EST on February 19, 2018


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon HST today
through Monday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Maui and The Big Island.

* From noon HST today through Monday afternoon

* abundant low level moisture will remain over the eastern end
of the island chain. As a strong upper level trough moves
overhead on Saturday, heavy showers and thunderstorms will
likely develop. The threat for flooding rainfall may spread
westward to the rest of the state by Sunday.

* Due to high instability and light winds, heavy showers and
thunderstorms will likely develop rapidly during the afternoon
hours. Soils across much of The Big Island and parts of Maui
are already saturated due to recent rains, which could lead to
the faster onset of 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.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Colorado - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Connecticut - Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Delaware - Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Guam - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Fire Weather Watch
Kentucky - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory
Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Massachusetts - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Mexico - Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Avalanche Warning
Pennsylvania - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
Utah - Winter Storm Watch
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Special Statement
West Virginia - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert

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