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Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:46 PM HST Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Kauai and Niihau

* through Monday.

* Rain bands around Tropical Storm Darby will bring frequent
showers and isolated thunderstorms... with periods of heavy
rainfall and flash flooding possible tonight and Monday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is very dangerous.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

R Ballard

Tropical Storm Warning
Issued: 5:00 PM HST Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...

... Precautionary/preparedness actions...
precautionary/preparedness actions...

Tropical storms can bring very heavy rain leading to flash
flooding. People near streams... rivers... and low-lying flood
prone areas are urged to be especially alert to flash flooding.
In areas where strong winds are occurring... remain indoors.

... Winds...
localized winds of 20 to 35 mph can be expected mainly to the
east of the track of Darby... along with some gusts over 45 mph.
These winds are most likely to occur over mountainous terrain...
through passes... and to the west or northwest of mountains where
winds will be blowing downslope.

Loose items... such as garbage cans and outdoor furniture... will
be blown around. Weaker branches or trees can be brought down by
the wind. Power outages will be possible.

... Storm surge and storm tide...
surf along east facing shores of Kauai and Oahu will be 6 to 9 feet.
See the high surf advisory for more details. Rough and elevated surf
is also possible on south facing shores.

... Inland flooding...
slow-moving rainbands will bring showers at times... some of which
could be heavy. There is a chance for more intense downpours
or thunderstorms to develop tonight and Monday. If heavier storms
develop... they could cause flash flooding. See the Flash Flood Watch
for more details.

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