Flood Advisory in Effect for Big Island

April 4, 2020, 9:15 PM HST (Updated April 4, 2020, 9:15 PM)

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Hāmākua, Hilo and Puna Saturday night.

A flood advisory means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding and can be life-threatening.


The public is advised to take the following precautions:

  • Minor flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas can be expected.
  • Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.
  • Remember, turnaround don’t drown.

Police report all roads are open at this time and advise that driving conditions are poor because of occasionally heavy downpours.


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