Oahu Now Included in Tropical Storm Warning, Watch for Kauai & NiihauPosted: Updated:
As of 11:00am HST, Oahu joins the Big Island and Maui County under a Tropical Storm Warning. Kauai and Niihau are now under a Tropical Storm Watch.
Areas affected. This local statement provides information for portions of the Hawaiian Islands and adjacent coastal waters.
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, Maui, the Big Island.
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Maui County waters. Waters around the Big Island.
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Kauai and Niihau.
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Kauai channel, Oahu Windward waters and Oahu leeward waters.
A Tropical Storm Warning means that Tropical Storm conditions are expected within the next 36 hours somewhere within the specified areas.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that Tropical Storm conditions are possible within the next 48 hours somewhere within the specified areas.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for all Hawaiian islands beginning at 6:00 am HST Monday.
Storm information. At 11:00 am Sunday, the center of tropical storm Flossie was located about 430 miles east of Hilo, or about 615 miles east of Honolulu. Tropical Storm Flossie is moving W at 20 mph. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph.
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