At 511 PM HST, a strong thunderstorm was located near Kihei, or 8
miles southeast of Kahului, moving northeast at 15 mph.
Locations impacted include Kahului, Kihei, Pukalani, Haliimaile, Pauwela, Ulupalakua, Wailea, Huelo, Haiku-Pauwela, Paia, Makawao, Puunene, Kula, Keokea, Makena, Kaupo, Hana, Kipahulu, Maalaea and Nahiku.
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.
INFORMATION: Maui County Emergency Management Agency will continue to monitor the situation. Please listen to your local radio and TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio for any updates. NOAA Weather broadcasts can be reached by calling 1-866-944-5025. NOAA Weather internet services can be found at www.weather.gov/hawaii.