Flood Advisory for Big Island Until 12:30 A.M.

October 18, 2018, 9:42 PM HST
* Updated October 18, 9:45 PM
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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawai‘i until 12:30 a.m.

At 9:24 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain near Kailua-Kona town. Rain was falling at a rate of around an inch an hour.

Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Honalo, Captain Cook, Kahalu‘u-Keauhou and Honaunau.

  • 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.

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