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Flash Flood Warning issued for Windward Oahu

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Windward Oahu until 10:15 pm

  • At 7:18 pm, radar showed heavy rain near Waikane and other portions along the Koolau Mountains. The stream gage on the Waikane stream has risen above 5 feet, and radar estimates rainfall rates in excess of 2.5 inches per hour in the heaviest showers. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.

  • Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to Kaaawa, Waiahole, Punaluu, Laie, Kahuku and Hauula. This Flash Flood Warning replaces the Flood Advisory that was in effect for the island of Oahu in Honolulu County. This warning may need to be extended beyond 10:15 pm if Flash Flooding persists.
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