Forecast: Big Island to bear the brunt of heavy showers

Forecast: Big Island to bear the brunt of heavy showers

Southerly flow associated with a cold front moving across the state is bringing steady showers to all islands this morning.

The heaviest weather has been on Maui. A Flood Advisory is posted for that island until 6:45 a.m. It could be extended and/or expanded.

Kauai and Oahu should see some improvement by this afternoon and possibly a little sunshine.

Meanwhile the Big Island should prepare for heavier showers.

Surf is down from yesterday along country shorelines. A series of small NW swells are expected through the weekend. The next advisory-sized NW swell is expected next Wednesday.

Waves today will be 7-10 feet north, 4-7 feet west, 2-4 feet east, 2 feet or less south.

Flood Advisory for Maui Island until 6:45am. Drivers should use caution due to difficult visibility and ponding on roadways.

Flash Flood Watch through this afternoon for Maui Island and the Island of Hawaii.

This story may be updated.

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