UPDATE: Flood Advisory Extended through 10:15 p.m.
***Updated at 7:30 p.m. to include updated information from the National Weather Service.***
A Flood Advisory issued by the National Weather Service for the Big Island has been extended through 10:15 p.m. Saturday.
Just after 7 p.m. radar continued to indicate that potential minor flood was possible in west Hawai’i as heavy rain continued to fall over Kailua-Kona.
Captain Cook, Kamuela, Honaunau, Honaunau-Napoopoo, Puuanahulu, Waikoloa Beach Resort and Kaloa remain within the advisory.
***Original story posted at 5:52 p.m.***
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for the Big Island through 7:45 p.m. Saturday.
Just before 4:45 p.m., radar was showing heavy that is expected to cause ponding in areas spread out over the Kona side of the Big Island from Kaumela southward to Kailua-Kona and the slopes above Captain Cook.
NWS said the rain was moving in a west direction at about 10 miles per hour.
Kailua-Kona, Captain Cook, Honaunau, Honaunau-Napoopoo, Puuanahulu, Kalaoa, Keauhou and Honalo are all included within the advisory.