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Flood Advisory extended for Big Island; Small hail and strong gusts possible

HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Flood Advisory for the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County until 10:15 p.m. Monday. 

At 6:48 p.m., radar showed heavy rain over the Northeast half of the Big Island of Hawaii. Thunderstorms associated with a low aloft will continue moving Northwest over the island.

This advisory covers the entire island of Hawaii. This advisory may need to be extended beyond 4:15 p.m. if heavy rain persists.

Additionally, a Special Weather Statement has been issued for the Big Island due to this storm system.

At 12:18 p.m., a line of strong thunderstorms was located from Kona Village resort to 13 miles east of Honaunau to 7 miles west of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates. According to the National Weather Service, small hail, wind gusts to 40 mph, and frequent lightning are possible.

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