Flood Advisory expires for Big Island - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Flood Advisory expires for Big Island

Posted: Updated:
State radar at 5:30 a.m. State radar at 5:30 a.m.


[Update 9 a.m.]

The flood advisory that was issued for the Big Island has expired.

[Original story]

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday. At about 5 a.m., the radar showed heavy rain near Papaikou, about 7 miles northwest of Hilo. The Honolii Stream and Wailuku River gages showed water levels continuing to rise several feet above the normal level.

Other locations in the advisory include Hilo, Pepeekeo, Ookala, Laupahoehoe, Honomu and Hakalau.

NWS advises staying away from streams, drainage ditches and low-lying areas prone to flooding.

Go to the Hawaii News Now Weather page for the latest forecast or check out our Interactive radar.

Sign up for severe weather alert emails

To get the latest weather conditions on your mobile device click HERE.

Copyright 2014 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.