HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The National Weather Service has also issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 1 a.m. for Honolulu and Maui County.
This includes the cities of Honolulu and Kahului.
A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.
The National Weather Service say those living in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings.
Severe thunderstorms produce winds of 58 mph or higher.
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has also issued a Special marine warning for...
- Maui county leeward waters
- Pailolo channel
- Maui county windward waters
- Kaiwi channel
- Oahu leeward waters
- Oahu windward waters
Until 9:45 p.m.
At 7:52 pm Radar Showed Several Strong Thunderstorms...Producing Strong Winds 34 Knots Or Greater...Over Waters South Of Oahu...And Waters Around Molokai And Lanai...Moving North At 15 To 20 Knots.
Mariners Can Expect Gusty Winds...Locally Higher Seas...Dangerous
Lightning...And Reduced Visibility In Heavy Rain. Seek Safe Harbor
Immediately...Until This Storm Passes.
Frequent Lightning Is Occurring With This Storm. If Caught On The
Open Water...Stay Below Deck. If Possible...Keep Away From Ungrounded Metal Objects.
Stay with HawaiiNewsNow.com for the latest updates and follow the storm with our Interactive Radar Map.