[Update 7:10 p.m.]
The Flash Flood Warning has expired.
A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for leeward areas of the Big Island until 7:15 p.m.
The National Weather Service said at 4:21 p.m., radar showed an area of heavy rain seven mile north of Kailua-Kona. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary, with radar indicating rainfall rates of up to three inches per hour. The heaviest rain was located along Highway 190 between Holualoa and Puuanahulu.
Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to Waikoloa Beach Resort, Kona Village Resort, Keahole Point and Puuanahulu.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flash flooding is imminent or already occurring. Move to higher ground now.
The warning may be extended if heavy rain persists.
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