UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning Issued Through 9:45 p.m.
***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.
The current Flash Flood Warning replaces the earlier Flood Advisory.
***Originial story posted at 4:57 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.
Captain Cook, Honaunau, Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Kahalu’u, Keauhou, Kealakekua, and Milolii are also included in the advisory.