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Maui Flood Advisory Canceled

December 17, 2021, 3:50 AM HST
* Updated December 17, 6:09 AM
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Radar imagery 10 p.m. 12.16.21. PC: NOAA/NWS

Flood Advisory Canceled
Update: 3:48 a.m., Dec. 17, 2021

The Flood Advisory that was in effect for Maui was canceled as of 3:48 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021.

The National Weather Service reports that weather radar shows that the heavy rain has diminished. Therefore,
the Flood Advisory has been canceled.

Flood Advisory Extended to 4:45 a.m.
Update: 1:43 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17 2021

The Flood Advisory for Maui has been extended until 4:45 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021.


The National Weather Service reports that at 1:41 a.m., radar showed heavy rain falling over windward Haleakalā, with rain falling at a rate of 1-2 inches per hour.


Locations in the advisory include: Kahului, Keʻanae, Nāhiku, Kula, Kīpahulu, Makawao, Huelo, Pukalani, Kaupō, Haʻikū-Paʻuwela, Hāliʻimaile, Paʻuwela, Hāna, Pāʻia, Puʻunēnē, Haleakalā National Park, Wailua, Kailua, Hoʻokipa Beach Park and Hāmoa.

Flood Advisory Until 11:15 p.m., Dec. 16, 2021

A Flood Advisory is in effect until 11:15 p.m.


At 8:13 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, radar indicated heavy rain over windward Maui. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour, with the heaviest rainfall occurring between Haʻikū and Hāna, according to the National Weather Service.

Some locations that will experience flooding include: Nāhiku, Kīpahulu, Keʻanae, Kaupō, Hāna, Huelo, Haʻikū-Paʻuwela, Paʻuwela, Haleakalā National Park, Wailua, Kailua and Hāmoa.

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

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