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Heavy rains prompt Flood Advisory for Maui

At 6:33 a.m., radar indicated a band of moderate to locally heavy rainfall moving over Maui from the south. While most portions of Maui will be affected through mid morning, pockets of heavy showers with brief rain rates up to three inches per hour will be focused over leeward east Maui from Maalaea to Kihei to Makena, as well as Upcountry communities. Hazardous driving conditions and rising water levels in streams are expected.

Locations in this advisory include but are not limited to: the entire island of Maui.

The National Weather Service has EXTENDED the FLOOD ADVISORY for MAUI ISLAND in effect until 9:30 a.m.

A Flood Advisory means that nuisance flooding is occurring or imminent. A Flood Advisory may be upgraded to a Flash Flood Warning if flooding worsens and poses a threat to life and property.

This advisory may need to be extended if heavy rain persists.




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