The National Weather Service has CONTINUED the Flash Flood Watch for MAUI COUNTY, in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday. View the latest animated satellite loop here.
There is also flood advisory in effect for the island of Molokai until 5:45 p.m. today.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is very dangerous. Remember that it does not have to be raining heavily where you are for flash flooding to occur.
EFFECTS: Unstable conditions from a strong low aloft are forecast to produce slow-moving heavy showers and thunderstorms. While heavy rain is not expected to be widespread, localized intense rainfall is likely to occur; potentially leading to flash flooding in streams and urban areas.
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS VERY DANGEROUS. REMEMBER THAT IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE RAINING HEAVILY WHERE YOU ARE FOR FLASH FLOODING TO OCCUR. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.
INFORMATION: Maui County Civil Defense will continue to monitor the situation. Please listen to your local radio and TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio for any updates. NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts can be reached by calling 1-866-944-5025. NOAA Weather internet services can be found at www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl.
Pre-recorded advisories and notifications are available 24-hours a day on the Maui County Automated Information System (AIS) by calling 986-1200.