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CPHC: 5-8 Tropical Cyclones Potentially Expected

NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center today announced that climate conditions point to a near- to above-normal hurricane season in the Central Pacific basin this year. For 2017, the outlook calls for a 40% chance of an above-normal season, a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 20 percent chance of a below-normal season, with 5 to 8 tropical …

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Maui still under Flood Advisory

Sunday will be another cloudy and wet day.There will be showers, and the possibility of more heavy rain and downpours, before our island weather starts to dry out after the weekend. At 530 AM HST, radar indicated areas of locally heavy rain moving across the island of Maui. Rain was falling at a rate of locally 1 to 2 inches …

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Flood Watch in effect as front stalls over Maui County

Flash Flood Watch in effect for Maui through Sunday Evening. Heavy rains, thunderstorms and flooding all possible this weekend as a surface trough combines with an upper level low to bring unstable weather to the Valley Isle. Click here to download our mobile app for Android and iOS

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Flash Flood Watch issued ahead of weekend cold front

A front will stall over the area at the same time a potent low aloft moves overhead, bringing slow-moving heavy showers and thunderstorms that could result in flash-flooding. While forecast models currently indicate the greatest threat for flooding will occur over Maui county, Oahu and the Big Island also have the potential to receive flooding rain. Heavy rain is expected …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect through 6pm this evening

Unsettled weather can be expected across portions of the state through Friday as an upper-level disturbance passes over the island chain. Lingering moisture over the area will bring the threat for locally heavy rain and a slight chance for thunderstorms today. A ridge of high pressure will build in over the area this weekend with some showers still a possibility …

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Heavy rain along the slopes of Haleakala prompt Flood Advisory

At 2:20 p.m., radar indicated areas of heavy showers and thunderstorms along both windward and leeward slopes of Haleakala. The heaviest showers were producing rain rates in excess of 2 inches per hour. Expect continued areas of heavy showers and possible rises in streams through the afternoon. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kahului, Kihei, Pauwela, …

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Thunderstorm over East Maui prompt Flooding and Road Closures

At 6:30 pm, a thunderstorm developed over eastern Maui, near Hana. Lightning, heavy rainfall and gusty winds were reported. Hana Hwy (360) between mile-marker 29 & 30 near Nuu is closed to traffic due to flooding across the roadway. Emergency crews are responding. Motorists are advised to stay off the roadways until the weather subsides. Click here to download our …

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Heavy rains moving in from West Maui prompt Flood Advisory

At 12:44 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain moving onshore from Olowalu to Kaanapali. The area of rain will spread to the east and reach the Kihei and Maalaea areas over the next couple of hours. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kahului, Kihei, Lahaina, Kaanapali, Waikapu, Maalaea, Honokohau, Wailea, Puunene, Kula, Waiehu and Pukalani. The National …

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More rain expected prompts Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Central Maui

The National Weather Service has ISSUED a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for CENTRAL MAUI in effect until NOON TODAY. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. Severe thunderstorms …

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