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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:00 PM HST on February 27, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on March 01, 2017


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Kahoolawe, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Niihau, Oahu and The
Big Island.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* increasingly moist and unstable air will overspread the islands
tonight and Tuesday. Spotty intense showers, mainly windward and
Mauka tonight, could become more widespread by Tuesday. A
strong upper level disturbance will cause a surface trough or
low to develop near the islands over the next couple of days,
enhancing the potential for heavy downpours and thunderstorms
that could lead to flash flooding. Conditions should gradually
improve later in the day on Wednesday.

* Some streams and normally dry gulches are expected to run high
and could quickly overflow their banks. Intense rainfall in
poor drainage and urban areas could also 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 very dangerous situation.

Keep tuned to later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued. Consider postponing camping
or hiking trips until the weather improves.


R Ballard


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:00 PM HST on February 27, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on March 01, 2017


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Kahoolawe, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Niihau, Oahu and The
Big Island.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* increasingly moist and unstable air will overspread the islands
tonight and Tuesday. Spotty intense showers, mainly windward and
Mauka tonight, could become more widespread by Tuesday. A
strong upper level disturbance will cause a surface trough or
low to develop near the islands over the next couple of days,
enhancing the potential for heavy downpours and thunderstorms
that could lead to flash flooding. Conditions should gradually
improve later in the day on Wednesday.

* Some streams and normally dry gulches are expected to run high
and could quickly overflow their banks. Intense rainfall in
poor drainage and urban areas could also 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 very dangerous situation.

Keep tuned to later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued. Consider postponing camping
or hiking trips until the weather improves.


R Ballard


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory, Freeze Watch , Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch , Frost Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Connecticut - Flood Warning
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Texas - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory

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