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Flood Advisory in Effect for Hawai‘i Island

August 27, 2019, 4:42 PM HST
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4:33 PM HST Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019: National Weather Service in Honolulu

FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HAWAI‘I ISLAND UNTIL 7:30 PM HST

At 4:31 p.m. HST, radar indicated heavy rain over the leeward slopes of the Big Island. Rain was falling at a rate of up to 2 inches per hour.

Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Honalo, Captain Cook, Pu‘uanahulu, Kalaoa, Honaunau, Kahalu‘u-Keauhou, Kainaliu, Holualoa, Waikoloa Village and
the Pōhakuloa Training Area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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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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