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Flash Flood Watch Extended Through Midnight

September 4, 2015, 2:07 PM HST
* Updated September 4, 9:32 PM
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***Update at 5:50 p.m.***

The Flood Warning has been extended to 9:00 p.m.

Radar is showing heavy rain from Kailua-Kona to Keauhou. The are of heavy rain is moving southeast slowly.

A Flash Flood Watch for the Big Island has been extended through midnight Friday.

For more information regarding road closures click here.

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***Update at 3:09 p.m.***

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A Flash Flood Warning is posted for parts of the Big Island until 6 p.m.

At 2:58 p.m. radar showed heavy rain along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of Kailua-Koa to Honaunau. Rainfall rates of up to 3 inches per hour are possible.

Emergency Management reports Highway 11 south of Honaunau and Hualalai Road is closed due to water over the road.

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***Posted at 2:00 p.m.***

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for the Big Island through 4:45 p.m. Friday.

Just after 1:30 p.m., radar was showing heavy rain along a line extending from Kailua-Kona to six miles south of Honaunau. The rain was moving southeast at five miles per hour, with the heaviest showers producing approximately one to two inches in the area.

Kailua-Kona, Keauhou, Captain Cook, and Honaunau are also included in the advisory.

A Flash Flood Watch also remain in effect through 6 p.m. Friday.

 

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