Flood Advisory Issued For Kona District
* Updated August 17, 5:32 PM
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.