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Wetter-than-expected months end most drought across isles

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 22, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Rainfall during Hawaii's recently ended wet season surprised scientists who expected to see drought conditions persist in some parts of the state. Instead, the isles have come out of the October-April wet season relatively drought-free.</span></p>
<p>&quot;At the end of April, most of the drought across the state was eliminated,&quot; Kevin Kodama, a senior hydrologist for the National Weather Service, said Wednesday during a news conference at the Hawaii State Civil Defense headquarters in Diamond Head crater. West-central Molokai is among a few spots in the state still experiencing some drought.</p>
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Rainfall during Hawaii's recently ended wet season surprised scientists who expected to see drought conditions persist in some parts of the state. Instead, the isles have come out of the October-April wet season relatively drought-free.

"At the end of April, most of the drought across the state was eliminated," Kevin Kodama, a senior hydrologist for the National Weather Service, said Wednesday during a news conference at the Hawaii State Civil Defense headquarters in Diamond Head crater. West-central Molokai is among a few spots in the state still experiencing some drought. Login for more...



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