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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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Strong trades prompt Wind Advisories for Maui County and the Big Island

Locally strong trade winds are expected for areas of Maui county and the Big Island. High-pressure northwest of the islands will drive strong trade winds across Maui County and the Big Island today through Monday. The strongest winds will occur over ridge lines and downwind of steep terrain. Areas most affected will be the higher terrain of Lanai, and over …

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Flash flood warning for Maui County due to heavy rain

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the County of Maui until late tonight or later. This watch includes the County of Maui (Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe). At 3:54 pm, radar indicated heavy rain near Lahaina. Rain was falling at a rate of up to 2 inches per hour. Minor flooding of low …

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Heavy rains on the way prompt Flood Advisory for Maui

At 5:22 p.m., the leading edge of a front was moving onto Maui, bringing moderate to locally heavy showers to much of the island. The heaviest showers were falling over south and west facing slopes, where rain rates have been at 1 to 2 inches per hour. Rain will continue through the afternoon commute, with ponding to be expected on …

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Strong winds prompt Advisory until Monday

A strong and fast moving cold front will approach the islands tonight with increasing southwest winds expected ahead of the front. Southwest winds will increase reaching 25 to 35 mph in some spots, with localized gusts up to 50 mph. The strongest gusts are expected over and downslope from higher terrain. The National Weather Service has ISSUED a WIND ADVISORY …

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Special Weather Statement – Kona winds and rain expected Sunday and Monday

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a “SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT” for Maui County due increasing Kona winds and possible heavy showers late this weekend. The recent spell of light winds and quiet weather will come to an end later this weekend as a strong front approaches the Aloha State from the northwest. Southwest winds will increase ahead of …

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