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Flood Advisory Extended for East Hawaiʻi

December 22, 2021, 12:11 PM HST
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A flood advisory issued for East Hawaiʻi has been extended till 3:15 p.m.

At 11:53 a.m., radar indicated showers continuing over the windward side of the Big Island with the most rain over the Puna district, the National Weather Service in Honolulu reports. Showers are beginning to diminish but streams remain elevated from the ongoing and recent rain.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Honokaʻa, Papaikou, Mountain View, Pepeʻekeo, Honomū, Glenwood, Keaʻau, Hakalau, Volcano, Ninole, Hawaiian Acres, Orchidlands Estates, Laupahoehoe, Oʻokala, Pāhoa, Paʻauilo and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Minor flooding on roads, poor drainage areas, and in streams is expected. Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low-lying areas prone to flooding.

This advisory may need to be extended beyond 3:15 p.m. if flooding persists.

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