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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:10 AM HST on August 30, 2016

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on September 02, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through late Thursday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* The Big Island.

* From Wednesday morning through Thursday night.

* Deep moisture associated with Hurricane Madeline is expected to
impact The Big Island beginning Wednesday morning... bringing the
threat of heavy rainfall and flooding through Thursday night.
The greatest initial flood threat will be over the windward
slopes... with the entire island experiencing a flood threat from
later Wednesday through Thursday night. Depending on the exact
track of Madeline... additional islands may need to be added to
the watch later today.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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




Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch

Statement as of 6:41 AM HST on August 30, 2016

Expires 8:45 PM EDT on August 30, 2016


... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...
... Hurricane Watch remains in effect...

... Precautionary/preparedness actions...
precautionary/preparedness actions...

Cover windows and doors with shutters or plywood. Move patio
furniture and other loose outdoor objects inside. Brace all
exterior doors... including garage doors.

Comply with any evacuation orders issued for your area. If your
home is vulnerable to high winds... or you live in a surge zone or
any location prone to flooding... evacuate to a designated shelter
or ride out the storm in the sturdy home of family or friends
outside of evacuation zones.


... Probability of tropical storm/hurricane conditions...
the chance for hurricane conditions at Hilo is 10 percent...
Kailua-Kona is 7 percent... and South Point is 20 percent.
Also... the chance for tropical storm conditions at Hilo is 75
percent... at Kailua-Kona is 67 percent... and at South Point is 86
percent. This represents a slight upward trend since the last
forecast for tropical storm force conditions... with the
probability of experiencing hurricane force conditions remaining
unchanged. The onset of tropical storm conditions could occur as
early as Wednesday morning. The onset of hurricane conditions
could start as early as Wednesday evening.

... Winds...
tropical storm force winds of 39 mph or higher are expected from
Wednesday afternoon through late Thursday morning based on the
latest forecast track... with hurricane force winds possible.
Depending on the exact track of Madeline... there is the
possibility of significant wind damage... including downed trees
and power lines... and damage to roofs and weak structures.

... Storm surge and storm tide...
large and damaging surf is expected along east facing shores.
Surf will build today... and peak at 15 to 25 feet tonight through
Wednesday night. This may cause significant wave runup or damage
to coastal properties and infrastructure... including roadways.
Powerful longshore and rip currents will be present at most
beaches. Large breaking waves and strong currents may impact
Harbor entrances and channels causing challenging boat handling.

... Inland flooding...
a Flash Flood Watch is in effect. Deep tropical moisture
associated with the Madeline will begin to impact The Big Island
by Wednesday morning... bringing the threat of heavy rainfall and
flooding through late Thursday. Total rain accumulations of 5 to
10 inches are possible... with isolated maximum amounts near 15
inches... especially over windward portions of The Big Island. This
rainfall may lead to dangerous flash floods and mudslides. Refer
to the watch for more details.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Beach Hazard Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch
Maryland - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Coastal Flood Watch
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning
South Carolina - Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Air Quality Alert
Texas - Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert
Utah - Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Beach Hazard Statement
Wisconsin - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning

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