Kamehameha Highway reopened at Waikane Road

Published On: Apr 25 2013 09:12:18 AM HST   Updated On: Apr 25 2013 06:12:50 AM HST

Kamehameha Highway at Waikane Valley Road was closed in both directions due to flooding overnight.

The National Weather Service upgraded a flood advisory for the island of Oahu to a flash flood warning until 11:35 p.m. Wednesday.

The warning and advisory have since been cancelled.

At one point, Waikane was hit hard by heavy rain measuring 3-inches-per-hour, according to forecasters.

A thunderstorm cell stretched out between Kaneohe and Laie for about three hours overnight.

Waikane Stream rose about 7 feet in an hour.

Kamehameha Highway was reopened at around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.


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