Oahu and Kauai continue to get pounded by heavy rain and flash flood warnings. These warnings and heavy rains are expected to last through at least Tuesday, with conditions on the East side of Oahu taking the biggest hit. Kauai already got drenched this past weekend, but still continues to deal with flooding and more rain as well.
National Weather Service Bulletins
**A flash flood warning for Oahu, where rain and thunderstorms were falling over much of the island. Forecasters said Windward Oahu streams are running high and another area of heavy rainfall was moving toward East Oahu from the southeast. The warning is in effect until 9:30 a.m. and includes, Punaluu, Waiahole, Wahiawa, Kaneohe, Kailua, Kaaawa, Laie, Kahaluu, Hauula and Honolulu.
**A flash flood warning for the northern, eastern and southern sides of Kauai through 8:45 a.m. A warning means flash flooding is imminent or already occurring in streams or low-lying areas. The weather service advises the public to move to higher ground.
**A flash flood watch for Oahu, Kauai and Niihau through this afternoon as more rain falls on areas already saturated from weekend rains. A watch means that conditions exist that can cause flooding.
Forecaster also want to warn people about road conditions and to be aware of unsafe driving conditions out there for the next couple of days.
Hawaii forecasters also issued the following warnings and updates for Oahu and Kauai:
**A gale warning for waters from 40 to 240 nautical miles from Hawaii;
**A small craft advisory for waters within 40 nautical miles of Hawaii;
**A wind advisory for Hawaii island summits;
**And a high surf warning for eastern shores of Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island, and a high surf advisory for northern shores of Oahu, Maui and Molokai, until Tuesday morning with surf up to 15 feet.
Be safe out there.