Update: Flood advisory canceled for west side of Big Island
Updated at 6 p.m. on May 26: The National Weather Service has canceled the flood advisory for May 26.
Original Post: The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory until 7 p.m. Friday for the west side of the Big Island.
At 3:56 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain over the South Kohala, North Kona and South Kona districts. The highest rain rates were 1 to 2 inches per hour were over Highway 190
between Puʻuanahulu and the Waikōloa Road junction, and above Kealakekua and Kainaliu. The area of rainfall should diminish around sunset.
Some locations that will experience flooding include: Kailua-Kona, Captain Cook, Waikōloa Village, Holualoa, Honalo, Puʻuanahulu, Kainaliu, Kalaoa, Kahaluu-Keauhou,
Kealakekua, Pōhakuloa Training Area, Honaunau, Puako, Kona International Airport, Waikōloa Beach, Waikiʻi and Mauna Lani.
This advisory may need to be extended beyond 7 p.m. if flooding persists.