Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Possible Through Friday

Forecasters with the National Weather Service say the threat of thunderstorms and heavy rains for Kauai and Oahu remain through Friday.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms rolled through Kauai Thursday, prompting a flood advisory and severe thunderstorm warning. The advisories were canceled Thursday afternoon. There were no reports of major flooding.

Kauai and Oahu remain under a flash flood watch through Friday afternoon. A developing storm to the west of the state has brought moist and unstable air from the tropics over the Hawaiian Islands, according to the NWS. A cold front associated with the storm is expected to bring more heavy rainfall to Kauai and Oahu Friday.

There is the chance of concentrated heavy showers, forecasters said.

Forecasters also issued a high wind warning for the summits of the Big Island and Maui, with gusts up to 60 mph. The warning remains in effect through Friday afternoon.