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Ka'ū Flood Warning Update # 2 for January 25th, 2021

Notice Level: Urgent (EAS - Activated)

A Flash Flood Warning for the district of Ka'ū on Hawaii Island been extended till 4:45 pm Monday afternoon (January 25th).

HIRSC - Weather Team

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County in Hawaii...

* Until 445 PM HST.

* At 133 PM HST, radar and automated rain gauges continued to show
  heavy rain falling at rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour over the Kau
  and Puna Districts. Emergency management reported that Highway 11
  remains closed due to flooding in the Kawa Flats area near mile
  marker 57.

  HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain.

  SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges.

  IMPACT...Flooding in drainages, streams, rivers, roads,
           properties, and other low-lying areas. Public road
           closures possible in some areas. Landslides are
           possible in steep terrain.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
  Pahala, Wood Valley, Punaluu Beach, Kawa Flats, Naalehu, Hawaii
  Volcanoes National Park, Hawaiian Ocean View, Volcano, Waiohinu,
  Discovery Harbour and Hawaii Volcanoes Park Kahuku Unit.


Stay away from streams, rivers, drainage ditches, and culverts, even
if they are currently dry.

Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle, or on
foot. Turn around, don`t drown.


This warning may need to be extended beyond 445 PM HST if flooding
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