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Flood advisory canceled for Oahu

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                                A view of rain showers over the Hawaiian islands at 4 p.m. today.

    COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

    A view of rain showers over the Hawaiian islands at 4 p.m. today.

UPDATE: 5:40 p.m.

The flood advisory has been canceled for Oahu.

3:55 p.m.

A flood advisory for Oahu has been extended until 6:45 p.m.

At 3:40 p.m., the radar indicated heavy rain falling of up to 1 inch per hour over southeast Oahu with the heaviest showers occurring over Kaneohe, Aiea and Honolulu.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Honolulu, Waipio, Halawa, Moanalua, Salt Lake, Kalihi, Pearl City, Ahuimanu, Kahaluu, Waiahole, Iroquois Point, Waikele, Waikane, Waipahu, Manoa, Maunawili, Mililani and Palolo.

The public is again reminded to stay away from streams, drainage ditches, and low-lying areas prone to flooding.

The advisory may be extended if flooding persists.

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The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the island of Oahu, effective until 3:45 p.m. today.

At 12:36 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain over the southern half of Oahu. Rain was falling at a rate of up to 1 inch per hour, with the heaviest showers observed near Kapolei and Nanakuli.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Honolulu, Waipio, Pearl City, Aiea, Halawa, Waikele, Waipahu, Salt Lake, Moanalua, Mililani, Kunia, Iroquois Point, Kalihi, Waiahole, Ewa Beach, Wheel Field, Ahuimanu, Kahaluu, Wahiawa, and Waikane.

The public is reminded to stay away from streams, drainage ditches, and low-lying areas prone to flooding.

The advisory may need to be extended beyond 3:45 p.m. if flooding persists.

A high surf advisory for all south shores, with surf of 8 to 13 feet, also remains in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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