A Flood Advisory has been issued and extended for the East Hawaii districts of North Hilo, South Hilo, and Puna until 3:45 am Saturday morning (December 19th).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the * Flood Advisory for... The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County in Hawaii... * Until 345 AM HST. * At 1231 AM HST, radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain over the windward Big Island from Hilo to Volcano to Pahala. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour within fast moving heavy showers. * Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to... Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Glenwood, Mountain View, Volcano, Hawaiian Acres, Orchidland Estates, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Keaau, Pahoa, Papaikou, Pepeekeo, Honomu, Wood Valley, Hakalau, and Pahala. 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 345 AM HST if flooding persists.
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