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Hawaii is experiencing drought in many parts of the state after an unusually dry August, which is normally the peak month of hurricane season.

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Updated 3/17/20, 5:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service has cancelled a severe thunderstorm watch for Maui County. Kauaʻi and Oʻahu were under the same watch earlier today. 

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Updated: 1/13/2020 5:13 p.m.

A flash flood watch has been canceled for all Hawaiian islands after wind and rain that impacted the islands over the weekend diminished Monday.

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The National Weather Service is changing the way it sends out some cell phone alerts, with the goal of better capturing users’ attention.

National Weather Service / Dark purple=high surf advisory, light purple=small craft advisory, orange= special marine warning, brown=high wind warning, tan=coastal flooding possible.

Updated: Dec. 7:57 p.m.

The National Weather Service canceled a flood advisory for Oahu on Wednesday after heavy but short-lived rains passed to the east. A weakening front is expected to move over Maui tonight then dissipate as it shifts to the Big Island later in the week.

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King tides, high winds, and possible heavy rains will impact most of the state over the next several days.

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Updated: Dec. 22, 7:35 a.m.

The Honolulu City Lights displays and Honolulu Zoo reopen Sunday after they were closed earlier because of windy conditions. The National Weather Service's wind and high surf advisories continue in effect for parts of the state.

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CHICAGO — A powerful storm making its way east from California is expected to bring intensifying snow and ice to the Midwest during the year’s busiest travel weekend.

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As 2019's hurricane season comes to a close, weather experts say it was an average year for the Central Pacific basin.

Updated: Nov. 20, 6:25 a.m.

A high surf and small craft advisories have been posted by the National Weather Service for most major islands starting at 2 p.m. Wednesday through at least Thursday. 

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According to the National Weather Service's outlook on the state's wet season, you can expect a "wetter than normal" winter this year.

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Updated: Oct. 12, 7:03 a.m.

The National Weather Service has cancelled a flash flood warning for Kauai first issued Friday. A tropical storm warning is posted for waters around the islands with high wave heights expected.

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Updated: June 26, 4:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service maintained a flash flood watch for Kauai and Niihau Wednesday afternoon while removing Oahu in face of improving conditions.

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Strong winds are expected to start decreasing today after a strong storm that hit the islands knocked out power, brought down trees, flooded coastal roads, and even brought snow.

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The wet season is nearly upon us in the islands – which may or may not bring relief to drier parts of the state this year.

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National Weather Service

Oh the rain.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for most of the state as more heavy showers are expected.

Hurricane Watch Canceled for State

Aug 29, 2016
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The hurricane watch for has been canceled for the state.