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Parts of Big Island see 3 feet of rain in 72-hour period

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HILO, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Big Island has seen some insane rainfall totals over the last week — and the rains aren't over yet.

A Flash Flood Warning remains up, and flooding was seen in several parts of the island on Thursday.

So how much rain has the island seen? 

Rainfall totals were highest in the upper slopes of the South Hilo district, where several rain gauges recorded to two to three feet of water in a 72-hour period ending Thursday at 11 a.m.

Saddle Quarry saw a staggering 44 inches over that period, while Hakalau got 27 inches of rain.

Here's a look at rainfall totals over the 72-hour period in other spots:

  • Glenwood: 24 inches
  • Keaumo: 19 inches
  • Mountain View: 17 inches
  • Waiakea Uka: 17 inches
  • Laupahoehoe: 9 inches
  • Kapapala: 8.4 inches

Mobile users: Click here to see photos of flooding on the Big Island

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