FLOOD ADVISORY

Flood Advisory
Alert:
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

  • Flood advisory for…
    The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

  • Until 1130 AM HST.

  • At 836 AM HST, radar indicated heavy rain over the northern slopes
    of the Kohala Mountains. The most intense rainfall was occurring
    from Hawi to Pololu Valley. The band of heavy rain may spread
    southward into the Waipio Valley and Honokaa areas.

  • Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to…
    Pololu Valley, Waipio Valley, Kukuihaele, Kohala Ranch, Hawi,
    Kamuela, Kapaau, Waimanu Valley, and Honokaa.
    This advisory may need to be extended beyond 1130 AM HST if heavy
    rain persists.
    Instructions: Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to flooding. Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking action. Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle, or on foot. Turn around, don`t drow

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