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Flood Advisory expires for parts of Big Island

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HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

[Update 5:50 a.m.]

The Flood Advisory has expired.

[Original story]

A Flood Advisory has been issued for parts of the Big Island on Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said.

Locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Honomu, Keaau, Naalehu, Pahoa, Kawa Flats and Mountain View.

The advisory is in effect until 5:45 a.m.

At 2:40 a.m., radar showed moderate to heavy rain and thunderstorms over most of the eastern part of the Big Island. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour.

Forecasters said minor flooding of poor drainage areas are expected.

Forecasters also ask that the public stays away from streams, drainage ditches and low-lying areas prone to flooding.

The Flood Advisory may need to be extended if conditions persist.

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