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East Hawaii Flood Advisory for March 23rd, 2021

A Flood Advisory has been issued for the East Hawaii districts of South Hilo and Puna through late Tuesday afternoon (March 23rd).

Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team


The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* Until 445 PM HST.

* At 139 PM HST, radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy
  rain near Hilo falling at rates up to 2 inches per hour. The area
  of rain is nearly stationary,

* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
  Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Papaikou, Pepeekeo, Keaau, Mountain
  View, Honomu, Hakalau, Hawaiian Acres, Glenwood, Orchidlands
  Estates, Ninole, Wainaku, Paukaa, Kurtistown, Fern Acres, Eden Roc
  and Hawaiian Beaches.


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 445 PM HST if flooding

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