An upper level low just south of the islands will remain in our vicinity through Friday.
Residents are wondering why it wasn’t done before the rains came.
Rainfall rates from heavier downpours and thunderstorms could cause streams to quickly overflow their banks.
A flash flood watch is in effect for all islands through Sunday.
Forecasters anticipate near- to above-average rainfall totals through the end of April, which means potentially higher-than-normal flash flo…
The hurricane raked Georgia and South Carolina with torrential rain and stiff winds.
Among the cities in the crosshairs were St. Augustine, Florida; Savannah, Georgia; and Charleston, South Carolina.
In the end, Matthew largely skirted the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach area of over 6 million people and hugged closer to the coast farthe…
Many residents woke to find the Hilo Bayfront Soccer Fields submerged in water.
This has been good news for local farmers and ranchers.
The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Paauilo Gym for residents evacuated from their homes due to flash flooding.
The water droplets become hailstones when heavy enough to fall back to earth.
The inclement weather is expected to last through Thursday.
At 8:53 p.m., emergency management reported flash flooding continues along the Wailuku River.
Forecasters say it’s only a matter of time before Hawaii is going to be directly hit by another big storm.
There is a spillway that’s supposed to prevent the lake from overflowing, but it could still happen depending on how much rain we get.
Officials held off on announcing city closures and emergency shelters, and that likely will not happen now.
Once the weather cleared, county officials and residents assessed the damage and worked quickly to clean the mess Madeline left behind.
Shelter locations are on standby and ready to open if necessary. Locations will be announced if and when that happens.
Work has intensified with the approach of Lester, now a category 3 hurricane expected to pass north of the islands.