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Flood Advisory posted for East Maui

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KIPAHULU, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A Flood Advisory has been posted Friday morning for parts of Maui.

The National Weather Service said the advisory, which is in effect until 9:15 a.m., includes Kipahulu, Nahiku and Nuu.

At 6:15 a.m., radar indicated moderate to heavy showers along the lower windward slopes of east Maui. Rainfall rates will be 1 to 2 inches per hour.

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

This advisory may need to be extended if heavy rain persists.

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