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Flash Flood Advisory in Effect for Big Island

April 14, 2020, 9:07 AM HST
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The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the state of Hawai‘i and a flood advisory for the entirety of Hawai‘i County, which will last throughout Tuesday.

A flash flood watch means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding. A flood advisory means localized flooding may occur.

Due to the watch and the advisory, the following are issued:

  • All residents in flood-prone areas are asked to remain alert for flooding conditions.
  • Be aware that road closures may occur without notice.
  • Do not attempt to cross flowing water; turn around don’t drown.
  • Be on the alert for malfunctioning traffic signals. Please treat flashing traffic lights as a four-way stop.
  • Remember, if lightning threatens your area, the safest place to be is indoors.

Stay tuned to your radio for updates and changes in conditions.

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