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Flash flood watch lifted for three islands; Brown water advisory issued for Kauai

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 03:56 p.m. HST, Oct 01, 2013

A flash flood watch was lifted this afternoon for Oahu, Kauai and Niihau after the weather system that brought heavy showers Monday weakened and began moving away from the islands.

The National Weather Service watch for the three islands was supposed to be in effect until 6 p.m., but was lifted after 3:30 p.m.

But a brown water advisory was issued around 10:30 a.m. by state Department of Health officials for the windward and northern areas of Kauai. Officials advised the public to avoid flood waters and storm runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals and related flood debris. The advisory covers Nawiliwili to Hanalei.

Kauai had also been under a flash flood warning that expired at 6:30 a.m. today.

Weather service forecasters expect drier air and light winds for the next several days.

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allie wrote:
could use da rain
on September 30,2013 | 11:19AM
Hapa_Haole_Boy wrote:
stop talking like you know pidgin.
on October 1,2013 | 11:45AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Precursor to government shutdown, so we won't notice the shutdown, just the laws of nature, or it is written on the walls that Uncle Kamehameha is crying because Captain Cook was fortunate enough to discover land in the middle of the pacific that eventually brought us Bishop, that made Bernice Pauahi Bishop famous so that The Bishop Museum, The Kamehameha Schools and The Bishop Estate would "rule" these islands mostly in terms of wealth? Excuse me Barry, Bernice was here long before ur mom arrived from the land of oz, Kansas. There will be a pop quiz soon enough so please be prepared. This is me, is that u? Lol.
on September 30,2013 | 11:36AM
Hawaiians wrote:
Yes Allie but no more flash flood warnings please!
on September 30,2013 | 11:37AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
That's up to The National Weather Service and The Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Those without Internet capability will just look up at the sky and say "ho da cloudy eh!!!" Hahahahahahahahaha !!!
on September 30,2013 | 11:52AM
juscasting wrote:
Please rain! I need a bath!
on September 30,2013 | 11:53AM
allie wrote:
on September 30,2013 | 12:19PM
juscasting wrote:
It's pouring now!
on September 30,2013 | 12:28PM
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