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The WeatherMatrix Newsletter, Vol. 1 (Hawaii's Long March)

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March 2021 was a long month for Hawaii. It started out with snow on the 1st, but feet upon feet of rain fell mid-month.

Snow on the 1st day of meteo spring in Hawaii
Jesse Ferrell
First day of Meteorological #Spring is cold and icy with snow on the ground at Mauna Kea & Mauna Loa, Hawaii #hiwx Webcams: https://t.co/qNuTb0VA72 https://t.co/kGElvf32Fn
There were also snowy webcams from Mauna Kea which don't show up in the tweet above.
There were also snowy webcams from Mauna Kea which don't show up in the tweet above.
Then the heavy rain began March 8-10.
Jesse Ferrell
Heavy storms over Maui have dropped in excess of 4.5" of rain in the last 24 hours. #HIwx #Hawaii More rain & snow (mountain tops) expected. https://t.co/K9NJv2vpDi Mauna Kea webcam shows ice. https://t.co/bQ5RUccdS0
Jesse Ferrell
Hawaii UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning Issued for Maui quoting 2-3"/hr rainfall rates. Doppler radar says nearly 6" so far as amounts pile up. Forecast: https://t.co/K9NJv2vpDi #hiwx https://t.co/jHi2ZbkIgW
Jesse Ferrell
Another #hiwx update -- 7.10" rain reported by one gauge today; 14" for the week there. Radar estimating 8.16" last 24 hours at one spot. Flash Flood Warning continues for parts of island of Maui. Hawaii. https://t.co/8Ow0mNkzcf
Jesse Ferrell
Over 10" of rain today in Hawaii per radar & USGS West Wailuaiki Gage on Maui #Hawaii #HIwx https://t.co/fNz9hMFhnZ
Jesse Ferrell
Rain gauge reports now >20" in Hawaii! #hiwx

A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR HALEIWA... https://t.co/smdVZCYBJT

Top Gauge Reports:

Wahiawa: 22.51"
Keanae: 21.09"
Wahiawa: 18.92"
Punaluu: 17.22"
Mt. Waialeale: 16.97"
Kahana: 14.75" https://t.co/Hdl8GzlB1s
Jesse Ferrell
MAP: 72-hour rainfall amounts over 7" for Hawaii (doesn't have every station but coverage is impressive)!

+ Radar storm totals, list of 5-day totals: #hiwx

Mt. Waialele: 34.68"
Kilohana: 27.65
Wahiawa: 23.89
Keanae: 22.97
Hanalei: 20.70
N Wailua Ditch: 19.27 https://t.co/dBLEeRRZrz
Jesse Ferrell
Crazy to watch that line of showers just sit over the southern part of the Big Island of Hawaii. #hiwx Radar estimating >11" of rain in this area. Updates: https://t.co/3LLeBNgKdy https://t.co/C7ADQ03xK4
Then another round on Mar. 13...
Jesse Ferrell
There are going to be some immense 7-10 day rainfall totals in Hawaii! #hiwx https://t.co/l7ws2mJt4f
NWSHonolulu
The wet pattern will continue as a cold front moving through stalls over the eastern end of the state this weekend. Heavy showers and a few storms along and ahead of the front combined with saturated grounds will keep the threat for flash flooding in place. #hiwx https://t.co/gcu6v3JPO8
And another round on March 19!
Jesse Ferrell
Rain, rain rain rain rain. Hawaii don't need mo rain. https://t.co/MctrDwFEvY
NWSHonolulu
Wet and gusty trade wind pattern will continue into the weekend #hiwx https://t.co/NRFcnf2tIH
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Jesse Ferrell / AccuWeather Meteorologist & Social Media Manager

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