Off the news: Reservoir levels alarming during Kona-low

The Wahiawa Reservoir rose to uncomfortable levels last week, peaking at 82 feet — 2 feet short of official “flood stage,” which would trigger a call for evacuations. It’s a reminder that “intense” storm events are becoming more frequent because of global warming’s effect on atmospheric weather patterns, with heavy rainfall that threatens Hawaii’s aging reservoirs.

See the original article at: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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