Flood Advisory Issued For Big Island

September 23, 2020, 4:11 PM HST
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The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the Hamakua, Hilo, Puna, and Ka‘ū Districts of Hawai‘i Island.

A flood advisory means localized flooding may occur. Due to the advisory, the following are issued:

  • 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.


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