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Flash Flood Watch in Effect For All of Big Island

March 9, 2021, 3:06 PM HST
* Updated March 9, 6:53 PM
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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flash flood watch for the Big island through Wednesday afternoon.

Widespread and heavy rain is expected to continue across much of the county. Significant flooding may occur due to the overflow of streams and drainages. Roads in several areas may be closed, along with property damage in urban or low lying spots due to runoff. Landslides may also occur in areas with steep terrain.

Be prepared to take action if a flash flood warning is issued. If you experience heavy rain or rising waters, head to higher ground immediately.

A flash flood watch means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding. Flash flooding is LIFE THREATENING. Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.

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