Roads close, shelter opens on Oahu due to flooding

AROUND OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The American Red Cross began preparations to open a shelter at Waialua District Park on Oahu's North Shore late Wednesday night because of concerns over rising water in the Halemanu Reservoir.

Meanwhile, Kamehameha Hwy. is closed in both directions at the Waikane Bridge because of flooding and unsafe driving conditions. Traffic dispatchers reported several cars had stalled in the area because of the water.

And in Leeward Oahu, Honolulu Police said only one lane of Farrington Hwy. is open between Waiomea to the Ko Olina exit because of flooding. Police are contraflowing traffic in the single lane.

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