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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 5:02pm HST

Flood Advisory

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Effective: Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 5:02pm to 7:15pm

Alert:
...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM HST FOR THE ISLAND OF HAWAII IN HAWAII COUNTY... At 500 PM HST, radar indicated that most of the rain over the Big Island was diminishing in coverage and intensity, with just a few small heavy showers continuing. Ponding continues in many areas however, especially in the Puna district, where 2 to 4 inches of rain in the last couple of hours. Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to... Hilo, Pepeekeo, Keaau, Orchidland Estates, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Fern Acres, Eden Roc, Glenwood, Fern Forest, Nanawale Estates, Leilani Estates and Mountain View.
Notes (optional):

A Flood Advisory, previously called an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory, means nuisance flooding is occurring or imminent.

Instruction:
Stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to flooding. Rainfall and runoff will also cause hazardous driving conditions due to ponding, reduced visibility and poor braking action. Do not cross fast flowing or rising water in your vehicle, or on foot. Turn around, don`t drown.

Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.

If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.

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Alert Identifier: 11744
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