Tropical Storm Flossie Slams Hawaii With Heavy Rain, Wind

The first named storm in more than 20 years struck the Hawaiian Islands on Monday, lashing the state with strong winds and heavy rain, and knocking out power to thousands. The system weakened to a tropical depression as it moved through.

2. Residents and tourists alike took to social media to capture the storm’s power.

5. Flossie hit Maui particularly hard, where numerous lightning strikes were seen.

8. This Maui street quickly turned into a river as rain fell on the island.

10. A few brave surfers decided to take advantage of the big waves on Oahu.

11. Despite the storm, honeymooners found other ways to enjoy their getaway.

12. Others twerked their way through it.

14. Forecasters say Flossie should exit the state by Wednesday.

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