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Flood Advisory Extended Through 8:45 p.m.

September 24, 2015, 4:02 PM HST
* Updated September 24, 6:10 PM
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***Updated at 5:45 p.m.***

The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Advisory to 8:45 p.m. for heavy rain falling along leeward Big Island.

Leeward slopes from Kailua-Kona to Milolii are getting pretty wet. Rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour are being observed at this time.

***Posted at 4 p.m.***

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for portions of the Big Island through 5:45 p.m.

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On Thursday afternoon, rain gauges showed that heavy showers were falling along the leeward slopes of the island from Kailua-Kona to Hawaiian Ocean View Estates. Rain is falling at more than three inches per hour in some areas.

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NWS says heavy showers are expected through the rest of the afternoon.

Captain Cook, Honaunau, Honaunau-Napoopoo and Keauhou are included in the advisory.

 

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