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Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather service in Honolulu has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... The island of Oahu in Honolulu County * until 430 pm hst

* at 124 pm hst...National Weather Wervice doppler radar indicated flash flooding from a storm over the warned area.

Radar indicates another line of heavy showers moving over the south and west sides of Oahu. The ground is saturated.

Additional rainfall will make conditions ripe for flash flooding. Excessive runoff from this storm will cause flash flooding of streams...highways...underpasses and low lying areas.

Motorists should be alert for flooding and should not attempt to cross fast flowing or rising water...many flash flood deaths occur when motorists try crossing flooded roadways.

Turn around...don/t drown. Escape rising water by climbing directly to higher ground. Never try to outrace a flood...either on foot or in your vehicle. Do not camp near streams or other areas subject to flooding.