The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Flood Advisory for the Island of MAUI in effect until 3:45 p.m. This Advisory may need to be extended beyond 3:45 p.m., if heavy rain persists.
A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for Maui County through Tuesday afternoon.
EFFECTS: Radar showed heavy rain from a strong thunderstorm near Ulupalakua moving toward Haleakala National Park. Moderate to heavy rain is also occurring over leeward west Maui. Additional rainfall may move over Maui from the southwest over the next several hours.
This advisory includes the entire Island of Maui.
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: 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.
INFORMATION: Maui County Civil Defense will continue to monitor the situation. Please listen to your local radio and TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio for any updates.
NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts can be reached by calling 1-866-944-5025. The NOAA Weather internet services can be found at www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl.
Pre-recorded advisories and notifications are available 24-hours a day on the Maui County Automated Information System (AIS) by calling 986-1200.