Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
547 PM HST WED APR 22 2015

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HONOLULU HI-
547 PM HST WED APR 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE ISLAND OF OAHU IN HONOLULU COUNTY

* UNTIL 845 PM HST

* AT 536 PM HST...RADAR SHOWED PERSISTENT MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS
  ALONG THE WINDWARD SIDE OF THE KOOLAU SLOPES...FROM KANEOHE TO
  LAIE. RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR CAN BE EXPECTED
  IN THE HEAVIEST SHOWERS. STREAM GAGES ON PUNALUU AND KALUANUI
  STREAMS INDICATE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS THAT ARE RAPIDLY RISING.
  CONTINUED HEAVY RAIN COULD IMPACT TRAFFIC ON KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY ON
  WINDWARD OAHU.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  HAUULA...KAAAWA...WAIKANE...WAIHOLE AND KAHANA.

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 FLOOD ADVISORY REPLACES THE PREVIOUSLY ISSUED ADVISORY THAT WAS
IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE ISLAND OF OAHU IN HONOLULU COUNTY.

THIS ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND 845 PM HST IF HEAVY RAIN
PERSISTS.

LAT...LON 2169 15801 2172 15792 2142 15774 2135 15778
      2142 15791

$$

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