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Flood advisory issued for the Big Island

HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County.

  • Until 7:00 pm HST.
  • At 4:05 pm HST, radar showed heavy rainfall over the South Hilo and Puna districts as outer rain bands from Hurricane Iselle move onshore. The rain bands have been moving rapidly toward the Southwest but additional bands will continue over the next several hours.
  • Other locations in the advisory include but are not limited to Hilo, Mountain View, Pahoa, Keaau, Honomu, Hakalau. Glenwood and Volcano. A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect for Hawaii County through 6 am HST Saturday. This advisory may need to be extended beyond 7:00 pm HST if Heavy Rain persists.

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