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Flood Advisory issued for parts of Big Island

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for southeast portions of the Big Island until 4:15 p.m.

Forecasters said at 1:19 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain that will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. 

The heaviest rain was located over parts of the Kau, Puna and South Hilo districts, with radar showing rain falling at one to two inches per hour in the heaviest showers.

Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Hilo, Pahoa, Volcano and Pahala.

The advisory may be extended if the heavy rain persists.

A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect for the entire Big Island until 6 a.m. Friday.

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