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Flood advisories expire for Maui, Big Island

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Update at 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Big Island)

The flood advisory for the Big Island has been allowed to expire. Radar and rain gages show that the heavy rains have diminished.

As of now there are no flood warnings, watches or advisories in effect.

 

Update at 5:15 p.m. Sunday (Maui)

The flood advisory for Maui is being allowed to expire. Radar and rain gages show that the heavy rains have diminished.

 

Update at 4 p.m. Sunday (Big Island and Maui)

The National Weather Service has cancelled the Flash Flood watch for Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii. However, flood advisories have been posted for portions of those islands.

On Maui, a Flood Advisory is in effect until 5:15 p.m. 

At 3:11 p.m., radar showed heavy rain falling at rates of more than two inches per hour from Ulupalakua down to Makena and Wailua. Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kula and Keokea.

On the Big Island, a Flood ADvisory is in effect until 5:30 p.m.

At 3:54 p.m., radar showed pockets of heavy showers along leeward sections from Kawaihae to Kailua-Kona to Honaunau. Showers should diminish late this afternoon.

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Waikoloa Village, Puako, Keauhou and Captain Cook.


Update at 2 p.m. Sunday (Big Island)

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for portions of the Big Island of Hawaii until 3:30 p.m.

Forecasters said at 1:18 p.m., radar showed persistent heavy showers falling at rates of up to two inches per hour near Saddle Road Junction and Waikoloa Village. Runoff the showers on the slopes can lead to rapid rises in water in previously dry gulches down to the coast.

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Puako, Kawaihae, Kamuela, Puuanahulu and Honokaa.

 

Update at 7:30 a.m. Sunday

A Flash Flood Watch has been extended until 6 p.m. for Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii.

The National Weather Service said unstable conditions from a strong low pressure system aloft will produce heavy showers and thundershowers. While the heavy rain is not expected to be widespread, localized intense rainfall is possible, potentially leading to flash flooding in streams and urban areas.

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Update at 10:15 p.m. Saturday (Oahu)

The National Weather Service has extended a Flood Advisory until 12:45 a.m. Sunday for Oahu.

Forecasters said at 9:45 p.m., radar showed heavy rain over the Koolau mountains, and also spreading westward over communities just west of the Koolau range, over Mililani, Palisades, Waiawa and Nuuanu, where rain is falling at rates near two inches per hour.

Heavy rainfall over the Likelike and Pali Highways and the H-3 Freeway will produce very low visibility.

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Punaluu, Turtle Bay, Waiahole, Whitmore Village, Waikane, Wahiawa, Pupukea, Laie, Kahuku, Kahaluu, Kaaawa and Hauula.

The advisory may be extended if the heavy rain persists.

 

 

Update at 5:15 p.m. Saturday (Oahu)

The Flood Advisory on Oahu has been extended until 8:15 p.m.

The National Weather Service said at 5:06 p.m., radar showed heavy showers with rates in excess of two inches per hour moving onto windward slopes of the Koolau Range. The heaviest showers were falling from Kaaawa to Kahuku.

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Laie, Punaluu, Turtle Bay and Kaneohe.

Persons in those areas should avoid streams, drainage ditches and low-lying areas prone to flooding. The heavy rain could also make driving hazardous because of reduced visibility, roadway ponding and poor braking.

The advisory may be extended if heavy rain persists.

 

Update at 4:59 p.m. Saturday (Maui)

The Flood Advisory for Maui has been extended until 8 p.m.

The National Weather Service said at 4:48 p.m., radar showed heavy showers falling along windward slopes of East Maui, with the heaviest rainfall occurring near Hana.

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Nahiku, Pauwela, Paia, Makawao, Huelo, Hookipa Beach Park, Haliimaile and Haiku.


Update at 3:20 p.m. Saturday (Oahu)

A Flood Advisory has been extended until 5:15 p.m. on the island of Oahu.

The National Weather Service said at 3:03 p.m., radar showed heavy rain moving southeast along the Windward coast of Oahu at 10 miles per hour.

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Turtle Bay, Waikane, Kaneohe, Waimanalo and Hawaii Kai.

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Update at 3:05 p.m. Saturday (Maui)

The National Weather Service has extended a Flood Advisory for Maui until 5 p.m.

Forecasters said at 2:48 p.m., radar showed heavy showers over all Haleakala slopes.

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Pukalani, Pauwela, Paia, Makawao, Kihei, Keanae, Huelo, Hana, Hamoa, Ulupalakua and Haiku.

The advisory replaces the earlier advisory that was in effect on Maui.

 

Update at 1:50 p.m. Saturday (Oahu, Maui)

The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Advisory for the island of Oahu until 3:15 p.m. 

A Flood Advisory also has been issued for the island of Maui until 3:30 p.m.

On Oahu, radar at 1:36 p.m. showed heavy showers moving southeast at ten miles per hour along the Windward coast and slopes and over East Honolulu. 

Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Waiahole, Waikane, Kaneohe, Kaneohe Marine Corps Base, Kailua, Kahaluu, Kaaawa, Heeia and Hawaii Kai.

On Maui at 1:18 p.m., radar showed locally heavy showers falling at rates of more than two inches per hour over the leeward slopes of Maui with the heaviest rainfall from Kula to Ulupalakua.

Other locations in the advisory on the Valley Isle include but are not limited to Keokea, Makena, Wailea, Kihei, Maalaea, Lahaina and Napili.

Persons in those areas should stay away from streams, drainage ditches and other low-lying areas prone to flooding. The heavy rain and runoff will also make driving hazardous due to low visibility, ponding on roadways and poor braking.

A Flash Flood Watch also remains in effect statewide until 6 a.m. Sunday.

 

Update at 1:10 p.m. Saturday

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until 6 p.m. for the islands of Oahu and Maui County and surrounding waters.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable to severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in those areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings.

Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds of 58 miles per hour of higher, or destructive hail the size of quarters or larger.

 

Update at 12:50 p.m. Saturday (Oahu)

Strong thunderstorm developing over Southeast Oahu. At 12:39 p.m., a strong thunderstorm was near Makiki, moving Southeast at 10 mph.

Frequent lightning, very heavy rain, wind gusts to 40 mph and small hail are possible with this storm. Locations that may be affected by this storm through 1:30 p.m. include Moiliili. Kahala, Aina Haina and Hawaii Kai. 

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Update at 12 p.m. Saturday (Oahu & Molokai)

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for the entire island of Oahu until 1:45 p.m.

Forecasters said at 11:36 a.m., radar showed heavy rain over Central Oahu moving east slowly.

A Flood Advisory is also in effect until 2:30 p.m. for Molokai.

At 11:21 a.m., radar showed heavy rain near Kaunakakai and Kamalo. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.

Other locations in the Molokai advisory include but are not limited to Molokai Airport, Maunaloa, Kualapuu, Kepuhi, Kalaupapa, Hoolehua and Halawa Valley.

The heavy rain will cause hazardous driving conditions due to reduced visibility, ponding on the roadways and poor braking. Persons should avoid streams, drainage ditches and low-lying areas prone to flooding.

The advisories may be extended if heavy rain persists.

 

Update at 7:30 a.m. Saturday (Kauai)

This advisory has been canceled.

Kauai is under a Flood Advisory until 8:30 a.m.

According to the National Weather Service, radar showed heavy rain near Kalalau Valley, about 25 miles northwest of Lihue. Additional showers are approaching the Garden Isle from the northwest, which will bring additional periods of heavy rain across much of Kauai during the next couple of hours.

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