Heavy Rains Threaten Flooding on Big Island Monday Night
* Updated September 27, 6:20 PM
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 9 pm Monday night, Sept. 27.
At 5:57 pm, satellite and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain over the lower slopes of leeward Big Island, between Kealakekua and Miloli´i. A rain gage in Honaunau reported heavy rain falling at a rate near two inches per hour.
Some locations that may experience flooding include Captain Cook, Honaunau, Kealakekua, Miloli´i and Hawai´i Volcanoes Park Kahuku Unit.
The public is advised to stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to flooding.