The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD ADVISORY for the ISLAND OF MAUI in effect until 5:30 p.m.
This advisory may need to be extended if heavy rain persists.
EFFECTS: At 2:18 p.m. radar showed heavy rain near Huelo. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. Other locations in this advisory include but are not limited to: Kanaha Beach Park, Wailuku, Waihee, Waiehu, Spreckelsville, Pauwela, Paia, Hookipa Beach Park, Kahului, and Haiku.
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 Civil Defense Agency will continue to monitor the situation. Please listen to your local radio and TV stations or NOAA Weather broadcasts for any updates. NOAA Weather broadcasts can be reached by calling 1-866-944-50251-866-944-5025 FREE. 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.