HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday for Maui County and the Big Island.
A sharp upper trough remains near the islands through early Thursday, bringing unstable atmospheric conditions to Maui County and the Big Island.
The potential for heavy flooding rainfall and thunderstorms remains elevated for Maui County and the Big Island through early Thursday.
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for Kahoolawe, Lanai, Maui, Molokai and the Big Island.
Heavy showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms will maintain the threat of flash flooding.
In addition to possible flash flooding, excessive runoff may result in rock and mudslides in steep terrain. Fast Moving waters may create life threatening situations.