A Flood Advisory is in effect for the North and South Kona districts until 7:15 pm Thursday evening (November 26).
HIRSC - Weather Team
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a * Flood Advisory for... The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County * Until 715 PM HST. * At 413 PM HST, radar indicated heavy rain over the Kona slopes of the Big Island. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. * Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to... Kailua-Kona, Captain Cook, Kealakekua, Kainaliu, Honalo, Honaunau, Kahaluu-Keauhou, Holualoa, Kalaoa and Kona International Airport. 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 715 PM HST if flooding persists.