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Flood Advisory Issued for Maui

August 22, 2012, 4:00 PM HST
* Updated August 22, 8:16 PM
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Update: Flood advisory has been cancelled.

By Wendy Osher

A flood advisory has been issued for Maui until 6 p.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2012.

Forecasters with the National Weather Service say radar at around 3 p.m. showed an area of heavy rain near Ulupalakua, located about 15 miles south of Kahului.

The area of rain was nearly stationary over the southwest slopes of Haleakala.

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Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Keokea.

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The National Weather Service reminds motorists and pedestrians not to cross fast flowing or rising water in a vehicle or on foot, and to stay away from low-lying areas that are prone to flooding.

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