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Flood advisory cancelled on Oahu, issued for Molokai

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UPDATE at 7:50 a.m.
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has canceled a flood advisory for Oahu that was in effect until 8 a.m., but has issued an advisory until 10:45 a.m. for the island of Molokai.

Radar showed heavy rain falling near the Molokai Airport and in other locations, including Kualapu'u, Kepuhi, Kalaupapa, Ho'olehua and Halawa Valley.

UPDATE at 4:58 a.m.
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has again issued a flood advisory for the island of Oahu, warning residents of the possibility of flooding until 8:00 a.m.

As heavy rains continue to move over the state, dumping water at a rate of up to 2 inches per hour in some places, the National Weather Service advises staying clear of rivers and streams, as well as other low lying areas. 

UPDATE at 3:45 p.m.
The Flood Advisory has been canceled for Oahu. The National Weather Service says radar showed that heavy rainfall has moved offshore into the Kaiwi channel.

Original story below posted: 

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the flood advisory for Oahu until 5:15 p.m.

Forecasters say at  2:05 p.m. Lines of moderate to heavy showers continue to move over Oahu from the southwest.  The rainfall will be affecting urban areas and roads especially from Kapolei to Hawaii Kai over the next several hours.

This advisory includes the whole island of Oahu.

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