The National Weather Service in Honolulu has cancelled a flash flood warning for the island of Oahu.
A flash flood watch remains in effect for Maui County.
A strong cold front will bring heavy showers and thunderstorms to Maui County overnight. This weather system has a history of producing flash flooding elsewhere in the state.
Heavy downpours could cause streams to quickly overflow their banks, leading to life threatening flash flooding.
Diamond Head Road is closed in both directions between Diamond Head Lookout and Coconut Avenue due to debris on the road.
Several power outages, mostly small, have been reported throughout the island. The largest affected 1,153 customers in the Aina Haina, Hahaione, Hawaii Kai, Hawaii Loa Ridge, Kuliouou, Niu Valley, and Wailupe areas.
Closures and Cancellations
The Ewa and West Loch golf courses were closed today, and play was suspended at the Ted Makalena and Pali courses. Other golf course closures are possible.
The Honolulu Zoo is closed due to weather conditions.
Matches were also canceled today at the Waipio Soccer Complex.
Due to inclement weather, Doggie Speed Dating at the Hawaiian Humane Society has been cancelled. Adoption fees will still be waived for all animals, all day.
Special Olympics Hawaii has canceled its Unified High School Flag Football Competition, originally scheduled for Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Kapolei High School. There is no word if the event will be rescheduled. A final competition is still scheduled for March 18.
Brown Water Advisory
A brown water advisory has been issued for the island of Oahu due to heavy rains.
The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris.
Not all waters may be affected, but if the water is brown, stay out and continue to practice good personal hygiene and follow up with your primary care physician if you have any health concerns.