The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the
* Flood advisory for…
The island of Hawaii in Hawaii County
* Until 1030 AM HST
* At 716 AM HST, radar indicated heavy rain continuing over portions
of the Big Island. The heaviest rainfall was occurring over the
Kona and Kohala slopes from Kealakekua to Hawi, and over the
eastern slopes from Pahala to Honomu. Maximum rain rates were in
the range of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Rainfall is expected to
continue for several more hours.
* This advisory includes the entire island of Hawaii.
This advisory may need to be extended beyond 1030 AM HST if heavy
A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect for Hawaii County through
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.