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Flash Flood Watch Issued for Big Island

February 14, 2018, 3:56 PM HST
* Updated February 15, 8:09 AM
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A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Big Island through Thursday afternoon, Feb. 15, 2018.

A low pressure system approaching the islands from the northwest will bring the threat of slow-moving bands of showers, with embedded heavy rain.

A low approaching from the northwest is producing slow-moving bands of showers.

A band of heavy showers over Maui County is moving east slowly and is expected to bring heavy rain to the Big Island by Thursday.

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

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Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

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Monitor forecasts and be prepared to move to higher ground if heavy rain occurs or a Flash Flood Warning is issued.

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