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South Kona Flood Advisory for August 11th, 2019

Flood Advisory is in effect for South Kona district until 8:30 pm Sunday evening (August 11th)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a * Flood advisory for... The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County * Until 830 PM HST. * At 537 PM HST, radar indicated heavy rain near Kealakekua. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. * Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to... Kealakekua, Honalo, Honaunau, Kahaluu-Keauhou, Captain Cook and Kainaliu. 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 830 PM HST if heavy rain persists.

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