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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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Heavy rain moving in prompt Flood Advisory for Maui

At 5:28 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain moving over the windward and southeast facing slopes of Haleakala. The highest rain rates were in the range of 1 to 2 inches per hour between Nahiku and Huelo. Additional rainfall is expected to move over east Maui during the next several hours. Locations in this advisory include but are not limited to: …

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Heavy rainfall prompt Flash Flood Watch and Warning for Maui

At 6:24 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain over east Maui. Rain was falling at a rate of 2 inches per hour. Stream levels are risking rapidly. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Locations in this warning include but are not limited to: Kihei, Pukalani, Haliimaile, Pauwela, Kipahulu, Ulupalakua, Wailea, Huelo, Hana, Nahiku, Haiku-Pauwela, Paia and Makawao. The National Weather …

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Flash Flood Watch issued for Maui County until Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the entire State of Hawaii until Wednesday night or later. This watch includes the County of Maui (Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe). Increasingly moist and unstable air will overspread the islands today and Tuesday. A strong upper level disturbance will cause a surface trough or low to …

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