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UPDATE: Flood Advisory Cancelled

March 27, 2019, 7:06 PM HST
* Updated March 28, 8:06 AM
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UPDATE: March 27, 2019, 8:57 PM

The Flood Advisory has been cancelled.

ORIGINAL POST: March 27, 7:06 PM

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawai‘i until 10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

At 6:53 p.m. radars show locally heavy showers over the lower slopes of the Big Island of Hawai‘i between Waikoloa Village and Hōnaunau. The gage at Kealakekua reported rain falling at a rate of two inches per hour and radars showed heavy showers over.

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Locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Hōnalo, Captain Cook, Pu‘uanahulu, Kalaoa, Hōnaunau, Kahalu‘u-Keauhou, Puako, Kainaliu, Waikoloa Village and Hōlualoa.

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PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

  • 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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