Tuesday, July 22, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Flash flood watch posted for Kauai

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 01:17 a.m. HST, Feb 17, 2014

Kauai County is under a flash flood watch until 6 a.m. Monday because of the threat of more heavy rains.

A flash flood warning had been issued earlier in the morning.

Kamalu Road near Wailua Homesteads Park and Hauaala Road near the river crossing Kapaa is closed, according to the Kauai Civil Defense Agency.

Weliweli Road in Koloa at the Ala Kinoiki junction was closed due to flooding, but reopened after the warning expired Kauai officials said.

The National Weather Service says that it is possible the watch could extend to Oahu depending on the development and movement of a weather system west of the islands.

Forecasters says Kauai could also see thunderstorms and that soils there saturated because of previous rains over the last few days raising the threat of flooding.

The forecast for Oahu calls for Kona winds, cloudy skies, vog and showers.

Maui County and the Big Island should only expect a few showers Sunday night and Monday though the southeast winds near the Big Island may allow for a few more showers over the Puna and southeast Kau districts.

Frequent showers are forecast for Monday morning in Honolulu when thousands of runners are expected for the Great Aloha Run.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, lingering moisture over all islands will keep skies cloudy with passing showers. Winds will remain light through Thursday mainly from a southeasterly direction.

Trades could return on Friday.

 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
Breaking News
Wassup Wit Dat!
Silver Pockets Full

Political Radar

Political Radar

Island Crafters
Christmas in July

Political Radar
IBEW endorsement

Warrior Beat
Travel day

Small Talk
Counting coins