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Flash flood watch remains in effect

January 29, 2014 - 7:35am

A flash flood watch remains in effect for Hawaii Island until noon today, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.

Forecasters said an upper-level low with deep moisture will continue to bring heavy rain, with a slight chance of thunderstorms, to the island. afternoon.

A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding, according to the service, which also noted that it does not have to be raining heavily where you are for flash flooding to occur. Heavy rain on nearby slopes may produce flooding in area streams, canyons and other low-lying areas.

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