News

Flood Advisory Issued For Several Areas on Big Island

November 17, 2021, 2:17 PM HST
* Updated November 17, 7:40 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

A flood advisory is in effect until 8 pm Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17, for the Big Island.

At 1:58 pm, radar indicated heavy rain over windward portions of the Big Island near Hilo. Rain was falling at a rate of one to two inches per hour.

Some locations that may experience flooding include Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Honoka´a, Honomu, Papaikou, Pepeekeo, Hakalau, Ninole, Laupahoehoe, Mountain View, O´okala, Glenwood, Kea´au, Volcano, Pa´auilo, Hawaiian Acres, Orchidlands Estates, Wainaku and Pauka´a.

Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to flooding. This advisory may need to be extended beyond 5 pm if flooding persists.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Cancel
Mahalo for Subscribing
×

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments (3)