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The NWS issues Statewide Special Weather Alert with thunderstorms expected

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Statewide Special Weather Statement that includes the County of Maui (Maui, Molokai, and Lanai). Although many areas are seeing sunshine this morning, localized heavy rain showers and some thunderstorm activity will develop later this afternoon for all islands. This will happen mainly for the mauka/interior portions of the islands. The heavy …

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Brown Water Advisory issued for Honokahua Bay

A Brown Water Advisory is being issued for Honokahua, Maui, due to heavy rains. The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris. Not all waters may be affected, however if the water is brown stay …

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Gusty north to northeast winds are expected for Maui County through Wednesday.

A fast-moving cold front continues to move down the island chain passing over Maui county and the big island tonight. Behind the front very cool and gusty north to northeast winds will move over the island chain. Locally windy conditions with strong gusts, especially over and downwind of higher terrain are expected. If you have loose outdoor objects, you may …

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Super Cool on Super Bowl Sunday

The National Weather Service announced that this cold front that is currently passing Hawaii now will feel like the mainland temperatures with high winds up to 50 mph. This cooler temperature in the 70s will last till Wednesday. Maui’s weather forecast for the central area at sea level: Today 2/7/2016 Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Windy, with a …

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Special Weather Statement Issued for Maui County

EVENT: The National Weather Service has ISSUED a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT for MAUI COUNTY for this weekend. EFFECTS: A fast-moving cold front is expected to sweep across the island chain this weekend bringing a brief period of showers. The front is expected to reach Kauai late Saturday then move quickly through the rest of the islands by Sunday morning. Very …

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Large northwest swell to produce dangerous surf conditions

A very large northwest swell will build rapidly this morning and peak later today, producing dangerous surf conditions along most north and west facing shores of the islands. This swell will decline through the weekend. Expect surf along north facing shores rapidly building to 30 to 40 feet Friday morning, then lowering to 20 to 28 feet on Saturday. Surf …

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North swell to peak this evening to warning levels

A large north northwest swell will peak this evening through the overnight hours tonight into Sunday morning producing warning level surf along north and west facing shores of the islands exposed to the swell. Surf is expected to gradually trend down late Sunday through the early portion of next week. This high surf warning replaces the high surf advisory previously …

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Heavy showers moving ashore cause Flood Advisory

At 7:17 p.m. radar indicated waves of moderate to heavy showers moving ashore over windward communities of Maui, mainly from Paia to Keanae to Kipahulu. Other fast moving heavy showers are affecting windward west Maui from Honolulu to Kahakuloa to Waiehu. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Pauwela, Kaupo, Makawao and Pukalani. The National Weather Service …

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North swell arrives with High Surf Advisory

A north north-west swell will arrive this morning and continue through Sunday. Surf will be increasing to 10 to 15 feet this afternoon and to 18 to 24 feet Sunday. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous. A large high tide Sunday morning will allow for above average coastal wave …

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