Hilo, Big Island Weather
Regional Big Island Weather Forecast Flood watch issued for Big Island
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for all districts of Hawaiâi Island in effect from this evening, Mar. 3.
The County of Hawaiâi sent out an alert message just before 9:30 a.m. stating:
A Flood Watch means conditions are favorable for flash flooding to occur. Flash Flooding is life-threatening.
The National Weather Service may also issue Flood Warnings and Advisories for specific areas of Hawaii Island while the Flood Watch is in effect.
Due to the Flood Watch, be advised:
- Residents in flood prone areas, take this time to prepare for possible heavy rains and potential flooding.
- Be aware that road closures may occur without notice.
- Do not attempt to cross flowing water in a vehicle or on foot; turn around donât drown.
- Remember, if lightning threatens your area, the safest place to be is indoors.
This post will be updated should conditions change.