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Flood Advisory Issued For Kona District

August 17, 2021, 4:12 PM HST
* Updated August 17, 5:32 PM
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UPDATE: THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE KONA DISTRICT HAS BEEN CANCELED AS OF 5:05 PM HST.

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawai´i County until 7:15 pm HST on Tuesday, Aug. 17.

At 4:06 pm HST, radar indicated slow-moving heavy showers over leeward Big Island near and upslope of Kailua Kona, especially near Palani Junction. Rain was falling at a rate of up to 1 inch per hour.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Kailua-Kona, Captain Cook, Holualoa, Kahalu´u-Keauhou, Honalo,
Kainaliu, Kealakekua, Kalaoa, Honaunau and Kona International Airport.

Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to flooding.

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