Event: Flood Advisory
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a
* Flood advisory for…
The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County
* Until 945 AM HST
* At 642 AM HST, radar indicated heavy rain over the north Kohala
mountains. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour.
Minor flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas can be
* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to…
Waipio Valley, Kukuihaele, Hawi, Kamuela, Kawaihae, Waikoloa
Village, Pololu Valley, Kohala Ranch, Halaula, Kapaau, Waimanu
Valley and Puako.
This advisory may need to be extended beyond 945 AM HST if heavy rain
Instructions: 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.