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Flood Advisory Issued for Hawai‘i Island

June 12, 2018, 9:59 PM HST
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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for Hawai‘i County until 11 p.m., June 12, 2018.

At 7:54 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain near Waikoloa Beach. Rain was falling at a rate of near half an inch per hour.

Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Puako, Pu‘uanahulu, Waikoloa Village and Kalaoa.

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Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to flooding.

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Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking action.

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Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle or on foot. Turn around, don’t drown.

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