Flash Flood Warning issued January 12 at 10:26AM HST until January 12 at 1:30PM HST by NWS Honolulu
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the
* Flash Flood Warning for…
The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County
* Until 130 PM HST.
* At 1022 AM HST, radar showed moderate rain occurring over most of
the Big Island, with some embedded heavy showers, however
significant flooding impacts continue, primarily on the windward
side. Big Island Civil Defense reports numerous road closures, due
to heavy runoff and debris on roadways. Avoid unnecessary travel.
HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding.
IMPACT…Significant and life threatening flooding in drainages,
streams, rivers, roads, properties, and other low lying
areas. Multiple public road closures expected, as well as
landslides in steep terrain.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Windward Big Island from Upolu Point to Honokaa to Hilo to South
This warning may need to be extended beyond 130 PM HST if heavy rain
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT…CONSIDERABLE
Stay away from streams, rivers, drainage ditches, and culverts, even
if they are currently dry.
Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle, or on foot. Find an
alternate route. Turn around, don`t drown.
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