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at Queen Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo the King Tide submerged walkways in the park Tursday, May 25, 2017. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

‘King tides’ forecast to bring highest tide levels of the year

An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21, 2017.

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Hawaii, Hurricane Ignacio and Hurricane Jimena in this image taken at 5 a.m. HST Monday, August 31, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Natural Hazard Preparedness Workshops in Hilo and Honokaa

Learn how to prepare your family and home for the hurricane season with workshops being held in Hilo (June 23) and Honokaa (June 24).

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The natural-color image above is a composite built from two overpasses by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite on August 29, 2016. At the time, Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester were both hovering between category 3 and 4 storms. The bright streaks across the ocean surface (crossing Hawaii and Lester) are areas of sunglint, where sunlight reflected directly back at the VIIRS imager.

Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasts 5-8 tropical cyclones this year

According to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center the outlook for this year is 5-8 tropical cyclones. The Central Pacific hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th.

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Fishermen flock to the shoreline of Hilo Bay during the 'king tide' event to catch Halalu (Juvenile Akule, Big Eye Scad) Thursday (May 25) fronting the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

‘King tides’ forecast to bring highest tide levels of the year

An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21.

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Hawaii Crop Weather Report for the week ending May 21, 2017

The Waimea Irrigation Systems level at the Puukapu reservoir was marked at 50.00 feet (51.70 MG) as of Thursday, May 18, 2017, up 4 feet from the previous Thursday reading. The Puu Pulehu reservoir was marked at 18.50 feet (106.75 MG) on May 18, unchanged from the prior week. A mandatory ten percent conservation remained […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a Flood Advisory for Hawaii Island until 6:15 p.m. Monday (May 15).

At 3:12 p.m., weather radar indicated heavy rain over the Kona slopes of Hawaii Island. Rain was falling at a rate of one to two inches per hour.

Flood, Winter Weather, High Surf and Small Craft Advisories for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a Flood Advisory for Hawaii Island until 6:15 p.m. Monday (May 15). At 3:12 p.m., weather radar indicated heavy rain over the Kona slopes of Hawaii Island. Rain was falling at a rate of one to two inches per hour.

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Winter Storm Watch and Flash Flood Watch continue for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service has extended the Winter Storm Watch for the summits of Hawaii Island. A Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island remains in effect through today.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Hawaii County through Sunday. Winds from the South are expected to reach 15-30 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

The strong winds can send trees, branches and other objects into roadways, power lines and/or equipment. Winds this strong can damage roofs and cause flying debris if outdoor items are not properly tied down. These winds can make driving difficult especially for high profile vehicles. The winds can also forcefully swing doors open or shut so use caution when opening or closing vehicle doors.

Wind advisory issued for Hawaii Island through Sunday (April 30)

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Hawaii County through Sunday. Winds from the South are expected to reach 15-30 mph with gusts to 50 mph. The strong winds can send trees, branches and other objects into roadways, power lines and/or equipment. Winds this strong can damage roofs and cause flying debris […]

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This is a Winter Storm and Flash Flood Watch message for Friday, April 28 at 3:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the summits of Hawaii Island starting Saturday. In addition, a Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island is now in effect through the weekend.

A Flash Flood Watch means flash flooding is possible, but not imminent.

Winter Storm Watch and Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island

This is a Winter Storm and Flash Flood Watch message for Friday, April 28 at 3:45 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the summits of Hawaii Island starting Saturday. In addition, a Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island is now in effect through the weekend. A Flash Flood Watch […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for Hawaii until 2:30 a.m. Friday (April 14)

At 11:37 p.m., weather radar indicated very heavy rain over the leeward Kohala district, from near Puako to Mahukona, with some rain spreading to windward north Kohala. The rain was nearly stationary, with rainfall rates between two and three inches per hour in the heaviest showers.

Flood Advisory issued for North Hawaii, Wind Advisory for summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for Hawaii until 2:30 a.m. Friday (April 14) At 11:37 p.m., weather radar indicated very heavy rain over the leeward Kohala district, from near Puako to Mahukona, with some rain spreading to windward north Kohala. The rain was nearly stationary, with rainfall rates between […]

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Weather advisory map via National Weather Service/NOAA

Flash Flood Watch in effect for Hawaii Island through late tonight

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all Hawaiian Island through late tonight (March 9). Flash flooding potential will remain high due to a combination of an upper disturbance over the region and plenty of lingering moisture and instability. Heavy downpours could cause streams to quickly overflow their banks […]

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Rough weather spurs Warning, Watch and Advisory status for Hawaii Island

Up to three inches of new snow is forecast for Hawaii Island summits above 11,000 feet in elevation. Strong winds, blowing snow and low visibility is expected on the summits.

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