Flood Advisory canceled for East Oahu

Published: Dec. 22, 2014 at 10:05 AM HST|Updated: Dec. 22, 2014 at 6:38 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - [Update 1:30 p.m.]

The Flood Advisory has been canceled for  East Oahu.

The National Weather Service says that radar and rain gages showed that the heavy rains have diminished. The flood advisory is canceled...though streams will remain elevated with runoff for several hours.

[Original story posted below]

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a Flood Advisory for the island of Oahu until 2:45 p.m.

At 11:30 a.m., radar continued to show Fast-moving Heavy showers producing rain rates of more than two inches per hour along the Koolau Range and East Honolulu.Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Waiahole, Waikane, Kaneohe, Kailua, Hawaii Kai, Aina Haina. And Manoa.

This Flood Advisory replaces the previously issued advisory that was in effect for portions of the island of Oahu in Honolulu County. This advisory may need to be extended beyond 2:45 pm if Heavy Rain persists.

A Flash Flood Watch will also take effect statewide at 6 p.m.

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