A Flood Advisory has been issued for the Ka'ū district of Hawaii Island through Thursday evening (February 4th).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a * Flood Advisory for... The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County * Until 800 PM HST. * At 455 PM HST, radar indicated a nearly stationary band of heavy showers and thunderstorms near Naalehu and extending south to South Point. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 3 inches per hour. * Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to... Naalehu, Hawaiian Ocean View, Discovery Harbour, Waiohinu and Hawaii Volcanoes Park Kahuku Unit. 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 800 PM HST if flooding persists.