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East Hawaii Flood Advisory Update # 2 for April 12th, 2019

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the - Flood advisory for the island of Hawaii

- Until 115 AM HST Saturday Morning (April 13th) - At 959 PM HST, radar and rain gage reports indicate heavy rain continues over the South Hilo and Puna districts, with the heaviest rain falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. - Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to: Hilo, Hawaiian Acres, Orchidlands Estates, Glenwood, Keaau, Papaikou, Volcano, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Pahoa, Mountain View, Ookala and Pepeekeo. 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 115 AM HST if heavy rain persists.

The Hawaii Police Department (HPD) and State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) reports NO ROAD CLOSURES at this time and may happen without notice. So please Drive with Caution and Aloha.

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