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South Hawaii Flood Advisory for March 15th, 2021

A Flood Advisory has been issued for the South Hawaii districts of Ka'ū through Monday evening (March 15th).

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 815 PM HST.

* At 513 PM HST, gauge reports indicated heavy rain over the
  southeast 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...
  Punaluu Beach, Kawa Flats, Pahala, Naalehu, Wood Valley, Hawaiian
  Ocean View, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Waiohinu, Discovery
  Harbour and Hawaii Volcanoes Park Kahuku Unit.


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 815 PM HST if flooding
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