The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii island until 9:00 tonight.
At 7 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain spreading over the leeward areas of North Kona and South Kohala and across the Hilo and Puna districts. Rain was falling at a rate of up to 2 inches per hour in some locations.
Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Hilo, Kailua-Kona, and Mountain View.
This advisory may need to be extended if heavy rain persists.