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Flood advisory extended for Maui

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Mauii until 4:30 p.m.

At 1:24 p.m. radar showed a slow moving line of moderate to heavy showers moving over west Maui from the southwest.

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Waiehu, Napili, Kapalua, Kahakuloa, Kaanapali, Honolua, Honokowai, Honokohau and Lahaina.

Precautionary/preparedness actions include stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone

to flooding.

Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking action.

Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle or on foot.

Turn around - don't drown.

This advisory may need to be extended beyond 4:30 p.m. if heavy rain persists.

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