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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 6:49 a.m., Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Advisory turns into flash flood warning for O'ahu

Advertiser Staff

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the Island of O'ahu.

The warning, which was issued at 6:05 a.m. Today, replaces the earlier flood advisory.

The flash flood warning will remain in effect until at least 9 a.m.

At about 6 a.m today radar images showed heavy rains falling near Kaneohe or about six miles northeast of Honolulu. The rains were nearly stationary and falling at a rate in excess of 3 inches per hour.

Other locationis experiencing heavy rains include, but are not limited to, Woodlawn, Manoa, Tantalus, Kamehameha Heights, Makiki, Maunawili and Kalihi.