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UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning Issued Through 9:45 p.m.

September 11, 2015, 4:57 PM HST
* Updated September 12, 12:11 AM
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***Updated at 7 p.m. to include National Weather Service information.***

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Advisory through 9:45 p.m.

Just before 7 p.m. NWS reported that radar and rain gages indicate that very heavy rain is falling over the Kona coast and slopes, from Kailua-Kona to Milolii.

Roadways in the area reportedly are ponding and some debris has been reported. All roadways are currently open.

Kailua-Kona, Captain Cook, Honaunau, Holualoa, Keauhou and Kealakekua are all within the advisory.

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The current Flash Flood Warning replaces the earlier Flood Advisory.

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***Originial story posted at 4:57 p.m.***

National Weather Service image, as of 4:49 p.m.

National Weather Service image, as of 4:49 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for the Big Island through 7:45 p.m.

Just after 4:45 p.m., radar was showing heavy rain that had the potential to cause minor flooding in the Captain Cook area.

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Captain Cook, Honaunau, Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Kahalu’u, Keauhou, Kealakekua, and Milolii are also included in the advisory.

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