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Flood Advisory issued for Maui

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for parts of  Maui through 6:30 p.m.

Forecasters said at 3:24 p.m., radar showed heavy rain over windward West Maui and windward Haleakala. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.

Areas in the advisory include but are not limited to Kanaha Beach Park, Wailuku, Waikapu, Waihee, Waiehu, Spreckelsville, Puunene, Pauwela, Paia, Nahiku, Makawao, Kapalua, Kahakuloa, Huelo, Hookipa Beach Park, Honolua, Honokohau, Haliimaile, Hana, Kahului and Haiku.

Persons in the advisory area should stay away from streams, drainage ditches and other low-lying areas prone to flooding. The heavy rain will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to reduced visibility, roadway ponding and poor braking.

The advisory may be extended if heavy rain persists.

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect statewide until 6 p.m. Monday.

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