060  
WGHW60 PHFO 261827  
FFAHFO  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
827 AM HST FRI FEB 26 2021  
 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR WINDWARD PORTIONS OF MAUI AND THE BIG  
ISLAND...  
 
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MAUI WINDWARD WEST-WINDWARD HALEAKALA-HALEAKALA SUMMIT-SOUTH BIG  
ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-BIG ISLAND INTERIOR-  
827 AM HST FRI FEB 26 2021  
 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM HST THIS EVENING THROUGH  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND.  
 
* FROM 6 PM HST THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON  
 
* A PERSISTENT TROUGH ALOFT WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR A PROLONGED  
PERIOD OF RAINFALL TO WINDWARD PORTIONS OF MAUI AND THE BIG  
ISLAND. INCREASING GROUND SATURATION FROM REPEATED HEAVY RAIN  
BANDS WILL PRODUCE AN INCREASING THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING THROUGH  
THE WEEKEND.  
 
* FLOOD PRONE ROADS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS MAY BE CLOSED DUE TO  
ELEVATED RUNOFF AND OVERFLOWING STREAMS. LANDSLIDES MAY ALSO OCCUR  
IN AREAS WITH STEEP TERRAIN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED. IF  
YOU EXPERIENCE HEAVY RAIN OR RISING WATERS, HEAD TO HIGHER GROUND  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLASH  
FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS LIFE THREATENING. DO NOT CROSS FAST  
FLOWING WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE OR ON FOOT.  
 

 
 

 
 
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