CANCELLED: Flood Advisory Issued for Maui
UPDATE: 10.12.18, 4 PM
THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE ISLAND OF MAUI IN MAUI COUNTY IS
Weather radar showed that heavy rain has ended.
ORIGINAL POST: 10.12.18, 2:46 PM
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for Maui at 2:33 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, until 5:30 p.m.
At 2:31 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain along the north shore of Maui near Ha‘ikū.
Rain was falling at a rate of one-and-a-half-inches per hour.
Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kahului, Kahakuloa, Pu‘unene, Hali‘imaile, Pauwela, Waikapu, Kipahulu, Pa‘ia, Makawao, Wailuku, Waiehu and Haiku-Pauwela.
Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low-lying areas prone to flooding.
Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking action.
Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle, or on foot. Turn around, don’t drown.
This advisory may need to be extended beyond 5:30 p.m. if heavy rain