Region under flash flood watch; colder temps on the way

Bessie Dean
April 16, 2018

The National Weather Service in Honolulu said just after 8 a.m., radar showed an area of heavy rain had moved southwest into the lower sections of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Forecasters warned that unsafe flash flooding is still possible.

The trade winds will keep the heaviest showers focused on windward and mauka areas of the smaller islands, but the trade winds will be strong enough to push some of those showers leeward.

A warning would mean that flooding is happening or imminent and residents in areas prone to floods should get to high ground immediately. Monitor and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued on Sunday.

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When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding, including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free at 1-866-215-4324. A lesser hazardous weather outlook is in effect for most of Central and Western New York for freezing rain Saturday and potential flooding Sunday and Monday.

The roads will remain closed through Monday, but the City says a single inbound lane will be reopened as soon as possible after the rain passes.

Between Jan. 1 and April 7, the region logged 16.18 inches of precipitation.

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