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UPDATE: Flood Advisory Extended Through 1 a.m. Monday

September 20, 2015, 8:45 AM HST
* Updated September 21, 6:48 AM
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***Updated at 10:10 p.m. to include updated National Weather Service information.***

A Flood Advisory has been extended for portions of the Big Island until 1 a.m. Monday.

The National Weather Service reports that just before 10 p.m. radar continued to show heavy rain across the island that could cause minor flooding.

Rain was located over the windward and southeast portions of the Big Island but also has the potential to spread to other areas.

Stream gauges islandwide remain elevated.

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Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Captain Cook, Kapaau, Honokaa, Kamuela and Honaunau remain under the advisory.

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***Updated at 6:50 p.m. to include updated National Weather Service information.***

The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Advisory issued for the Big Island through 10 p.m.

Just before 7 p.m. NWS reported that radar was showing heavy rain over windward and southeast portions of the island, with the potential to impact other areas.

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Stream gauges across the island are reportedly elevated.

While the extension covers areas spread out over the island, every area is not included. Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Captain Cook, Kapaau, Honokaa, Kamuela and Honaunau are under the advisory.

***Updated at 4:40 p.m. to include updated National Weather Service information.***

A Flood Advisory has been extended for the Big Island through 7 p.m.

The National Weather Service reported that heavy rain was moving across most windward areas of the Big Island and spreading across the southeast slopes of Mauna Loa from Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park to Naalehu.

Showers in the Kona and Waikoloa Village areas are also developing.

The advisory now includes the entire island.

A Flash Flood Watch has also been issued by NWS for the Big Island, along with Maui County through Monday afternoon.

***Updated at 1:10 p.m. to include updated National Weather Service information.***

The National Weather Service has extended a Flood Advisory for portions of the Big Island through 4 p.m. Sunday, the second time the advisory has been extended.

At 1 p.m. radar continued to show persistent rain across the windward coastline and portions of the southeast slopes of Mauna Loa near Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.

The Hawai’i Police Department has reported minor flooding on several roadways in the vicinity of Hilo, however, all roadways remain open as of 1 p.m.

Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Honokaa, Kamuela, Honomu, Kea’au, Eden Roc and Saddle Road Junction remain in the advisory.

***Updated at 10:10 a.m. to include updated National Weather Service information.***

A Flood Advisory has been extended for east portions of the Big Island, along with Saddle Road Junction, through 1 p.m. Sunday.

The National Weather Service says that just before 10 a.m. radar was showing continued persistent rain across the windward coastline and portions of the southeast slopes of Mauna Loa near Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.

It is possible that the rain will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Honokaa, Kamuela, Honomu, Kea’au, Eden Roc and Saddle Road Junction remain in the advisory.

***Original story posted at 8:45 a.m.***

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for portions of the Big Island through 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

Radar indicated persistent rain across the windward coastline, and in areas of the southeast slopes of Mauna Loa near Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.

NWS says that the rain has the potential to cause minor flooding within the advisory area.

Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Honokaa, Kamuela, Honomu, Kea’au, Eden Roc and Saddle Road Junction are include in the advisory.

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