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Hawaii Island Weather Update for March 13th, 2020

Notice Level: Precautionary (Information Update Needed)

A Flash Flood Watch will go into effect for Hawaii Island beginning Sunday evening (March 15th) into early next week. Heavy Rain with possible thunderstorms is possible as a Kona Low moves over the state. (See Post for Further Details)

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON... The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for All Hawaiian Islands. * From Sunday evening through Tuesday afternoon * A kona low will form west of the islands by Sunday night. Conditions will become increasingly favorable for the development of slow-moving heavy showers and thunderstorms over the state Monday and Tuesday. * Rain will likely affect urban and leeward locations as well as lower elevations, which are more vulnerable to flooding impacts. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding. Flash flooding is LIFE-THREATENING. Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle or on foot. Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action if a Flash Flood Warning is issued. If you experience heavy rain or rising water, head to higher ground immediately.

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