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Hawaii Island Flood Advisory # 4 for February 27th, 2021

Yes, Holy Crap, Again (We must've picked the right lottery numbers today).

A Flood Advisory for the North and East Hawaii Districts of North Kohala, Hāmākua, North and South Hilo, and Puna until early Sunday morning (February 28th).

Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the

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

* Until 115 AM HST.

* At 1000 PM HST, radar indicated moderate to locally heavy showers
  over windward Big Island, from Upolu Point to Laupahoehoe to Hilo
  to Volcano. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour
  in the heaviest showers. Area streams continue to run at elevated
  levels as well. Minor flooding of low lying and poor drainage
  areas can be expected.

* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
  Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kapaau, Honokaa, Mountain View,
  Glenwood, Papaikou, Volcano, Honomu, Pepeekeo, Hakalau, Ninole,
  Keaau, Laupahoehoe, Hawaiian Acres, Ookala, Pohakuloa Training
  Area, Orchidland Estates and Paauilo.


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.

A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect.


This advisory may need to be extended beyond 115 AM HST if flooding

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