Flood Advisory Issued for Big Island

September 15, 2021, 8:59 PM HST
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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 11:45 pm.

At 8:43 pm, radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain over the eastern slopes of the Big Island from Volcano northward to Hilo and Laupahoehoe. A large slow moving band of showers will produce additional rainfall across the area this evening. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Mountain View, Kea´au, Hawaiian
Acres, Orchidlands Estates, Glenwood, Pahoa, Volcano, Papaikou, Pepe´ekeo, Honomu, Hawai´i Volcanoes National Park, Hakalau, Ninole, Laupahoehoe, Kurtistown, Fern Acres and Eden Roc.

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

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