East Hawaii Flood Advisory for April 4th, 2020

Notice Level: Urgent (Information Update Needed)


A Flood Advisory has been issued for the districts of Hamakua, North and South Hilo, and Puna of Hawaii Island until 10:30 pm Saturday evening (April 4th). Moderate and some heavy showers have been reported throughout East Hawaii. (See Post for Details)

Published By: HIRSC Team - Weather Unit

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a * Flood advisory for... The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County * Until 1030 PM HST. * At 731 PM HST, radar indicated areas of heavy rain over windward Big Island between Laupahoehoe and Volcano. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour in the heaviest showers. Minor flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas can be expected. * Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to... Hilo, Hawaiian Acres, Glenwood, Pepeekeo, Keaau, Laupahoehoe, Orchidland Estates, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Pahoa, Honomu, Mountain View and Kalapana. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 drown. && This advisory may need to be extended beyond 1030 PM HST if heavy rain persists. 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 drown. && This advisory may need to be extended beyond 1030 PM HST if heavy rain persists.

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