Notice Level: Precautionary (Information Statement Needed)
A Flood Advisory for the island of Hawaii until 4:15 pm Sunday afternoon (March 29th). Moderate to Heavy showers has been reported in many areas around Hawaii Island. (See Post for Further Details)
Published By: HIRSC Team - Weather Unit
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a * Flood advisory for... The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County * Until 415 PM HST. * At 112 PM HST, radar indicated areas of moderate to heavy rain developing over a large portion of the Big Island, with the heaviest rain affecting the Puna and Hilo districts. Other locally heavy showers will affect upslope portions of the Kona and Kau districts, with rainfall rates between one and two inches per hour. * Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to... Hilo, Pepeekeo, Keaau, Orchidland Estates, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kawa Flats, Pahoa, Hawaiian Acres and Pohakuloa Camp. 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 415 PM HST if heavy rain persists.