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King Tides Forecast to Return This Week

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement due to potential coastal flooding in Maui County from King Tides. According to NWS, coastal flooding associated with King Tides will become a possibility each day going into the upcoming weekend, especially along south facing shores due to elevated surf. The best chance for coastal flooding impacts will be through the afternoon periods around …

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UPDATE: Flood Advisory Canceled

***Updated at 6:09  p.m.*** The Flood Advisory has been canceled. ***Original story posted 4:51 p.m.*** The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for the island of Maui until 7:30 p.m. At 4:33 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain over Kihei and extending into the upcountry area around Kula. Rain was falling at a rate of up to …

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Flash Flood Advisory issued for the County of Maui

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the County of Maui until 4:15 PM or later. This warning includes the County of Maui (Maui Island). At 1:21 pm, radar indicated that heavy rain was nearly  stationary over south Maui between Kihei and Makena, with rain falling at rates near 2 inches per hour. Rainfall …

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UPDATE: Heavy rains near Ulupalakua prompt Flood Advisory

UPDATE: Weather radar and rain gages showed that the heavy rains have ended, thus the flood advisory is allowed to expire. At 1:06 PM, radar indicated heavy rain near Ulupalakua. Rain was falling at a rate of 2 inches per hour. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kihei, Ulupalakua, Kula, Keokea, Wailea, Makena and Haleakala National …

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CPHC: 5-8 Tropical Cyclones Potentially Expected

NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center today announced that climate conditions point to a near- to above-normal hurricane season in the Central Pacific basin this year. For 2017, the outlook calls for a 40% chance of an above-normal season, a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 20 percent chance of a below-normal season, with 5 to 8 tropical …

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Maui still under Flood Advisory

Sunday will be another cloudy and wet day.There will be showers, and the possibility of more heavy rain and downpours, before our island weather starts to dry out after the weekend. At 530 AM HST, radar indicated areas of locally heavy rain moving across the island of Maui. Rain was falling at a rate of locally 1 to 2 inches …

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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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