Flood Advisory in Effect for Big Island
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.