A Flood Advisory has been issued for the West Hawaii districts of North Kona and South Kohala through Monday evening (March 22nd).
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 508 PM HST, radar indicated heavy rain over in the Kohala area 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, Waikoloa Village, Puuanahulu, Puako, Kalaoa, Waikoloa Beach and Mauna Lani. 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 815 PM HST if flooding persists.