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Flash Flood Watch Off, Wet Roads Cause Crash?, UH Coach Search

The flash flood watch has been canceled, but two days of heavy rain have left behind plenty of brown water. An advisory is posted for all of Maui and the Big Island.

Surfers may still give in to the temptation to catch waves. A high surf advisory is in effect for east facing shores of Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island.

There's also a winter weather advisory for Big Island summits. Malika Dudley is tracking severe weather conditions and you can too. Check out our interactive radar http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/link/471024/interactive-radar or download our Hawaii News Now app so you can have your own radar on the go.

Heavy rain may have contributed to an overnight crash on Round Top Drive. There were 8 people inside a white mini van heading down the hill when it lost control around 1:30 this morning. 4 of them were taken to the hospital.

Wet roads could cause more delays and problems this morning. Taizo will have traffic updates every 10 minutes on Sunrise.

 

No word how long it will take to fix a damaged fiber optics cable that's causing disruptions in phone and Internet service on Maui. The problem has been traced to a Hawaiian Telcom pole in Kihei that caught fire.

Happening today: the search committee will meet for the first time to start the process of finding UH Football Coach Greg Mcmackin's replacement, federal officials are hosting a webinar on the tsunami debris that could hit the Northwestern Hawaiian islands as soon as january, and a new elephant exhibit will be dedicated at the Honolulu Zoo.

Actress Lindsay Lohan has her Chanel purse back minus 10-thousand dollars she says she had in the purse. The 25 year old says her bag was taken from a jeep parked outside a house party in Laie on Saturday.

Also this morning on Sunrise, experts talk about child safety during the holidays, learn about an inspiring campaign called the 'Rubber Ducky Project,' created by a cancer survivor, plus find out why a new Korean development has outraged families of 9-11 victims.

It's all coming up on Sunrise. See you then!

Tannya

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