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Monday, December 06, 2021

Some parts of the islands could see as much as 25 inches of rain through Tuesday, meteorologists said. "This is an extreme weather event," an emergency official said on Monday.



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Some good background info...

Stuck jet stream brings blowtorch December in Lower 48, frigid Alaska

...To make things even more strange, a "Kona low" stalled northwest of Kauai has brought a surge of tropical moisture to Hawaii, which is falling in the form of wind-blown snow at the state's highest mountain peaks, including Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea.

- - This has meant that the longest duration blizzard warnings in effect for the past three days in the U.S. have been outside the continental U.S., in Hawaii and Alaska.

- - The bigger weather story in Hawaii, however, has been flash flooding at lower elevations, which is threatening heavily populated areas....

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