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Flood Advisory posted for East Maui

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KIPAHULU, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A Flood Advisory has been posted for East Maui due to heavy showers in the area, the National Weather Service said.

Locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to Kaupo, Kipahulu, Nahiku, Haiku-pauwela, Nuu and Huelo.

At 7:50 a.m., radar showed an area of heavy rain over East Maui with rainfall rates around 1 inch per hour.

The advisory is in effect until 11 a.m.

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

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