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Kauai Flood Advisory canceled; Students released early due to rising river

LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The National Weather Service has canceled the Flood Advisory for Kauai, but students at Hanalei Elementary School were released early. According to the Department of Education, the rising Hanalei River forced school officials to dismiss students at 11 a.m.

At 10:10 a.m., rain gauges showed locally heavy showers falling at rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour.

Forecasters advise staying away from streams, drainage ditches and low-lying areas prone to flooding.

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