County of Hawai‘i Self-Evacuation Notice
The Central Pacific Hurricane Center has extended the Flash Flood Warning for Hawai‘i County.
Due to the Flash Flood Warning, the following are issued:
- If you are experiencing flooding to your home and property consider leaving to a safe place while you are still able to get out.
- Public Safety personnel are busy assisting others that are trapped behind flood waters.
- Public Safety will be prioritizing calls for life safety.
- An American Red Cross shelter has been opened at Waiakea High School for Hilo and Kamehameha Park in Kohala if you need to go to a shelter.
The Hawai‘i Police Departmetn and Hawai‘i Fire Department recommend that residents of Reeds Island on Kaiulani Street evacuate their homes due to increased danger of flooding.