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Severe Storms Cause Flooding in Hawaii

Hawaii has been inundated with rain this week, resulting in what has been described as “catastrophic flooding.” While CNN reports that Hawaii’s governor, David Ige, has declared a state of emergency, NOAA advises that a small craft advisory will remain in effect as “moderate to strong thunderstorms are moving north over the far southwestern offshore waters early this morning.”

Marlaina Pipal sent us the following photo of a sailboat that washed ashore in the storms.

hawaii storm damage
Alaskan sailor and cruiser Fred Giddings took this shot of a boat that met its demise at the hands of the stormy Hawaiian weather.
© 2021 Fred Giddings

Have you been affected by this week’s storms? Let us know at [email protected].

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