7 rescued during flash flooding on Maui; threat of heavy rain isn’t over yet


JOE: A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR MAUI HAS EXPIRED — BUT THE WET WEATHER IS NOT OVER YET. THE KONA SIDE OF THE BIG ISLAND IS GETTING HIT WITH RAIN NOW .. AND MAUI COULD SEE A REPEAT CENTER WITH JUSTIN: THERE ARE STILL SOME LINGERING RAIN BUT THE WORST IS OVER FOR NOW. SOME OF THE HEAVY RAIN HAS MOVED OVER THE BIG OVER MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND SO TOMORROW AFTERNOON WE COULD SEE ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN. ESSENTIALLY MOVING NORTH… SO THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN COULD LAST AS FAR OUT AS FRIDAY MORNING RANDOMLY POP UP FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WINDS ARE LIGHT TRADES TOMORROW EXCEPT FOR JOE BACK TO YOU JOE: RESCUED. ALEXANDER ZANNES JOINS US WITH MORE, ALEXANDER? ALEX: HEAVY FLOODING. ALEX: SOUTH KIHEI ROAD … AND FOUR PEOPLE WERE FOUND SAYING SHE WAS ABOUT TO BE SWEPT AWAY IN HER CAR. FORTUNATELY, GOOD SAMARITANS HELPED GET RAIN FROM THE MOUNTAINS TRIGGERED A LIBBY FULTON KIHEI RESIDENT: it times a year this happens in the gulch behind our house. LIBBY FULTON KIHEI RESIDENT: we’ve only ever kula this is as big as that one ALEX: ALL OF SOUTH KIHEI ROAD REOPENED A LITTLE MORE THAN AN HOUR AGO AFTER FLOOD WATERS RECEDED. BUT CONTINUE TO DRIVE WITH CAUTION. AND AGAIN, MAUI COULD SEE MORE RAIN TOMORROW. ALEXANDER ZANNES KHON2 NEWS.

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