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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 1:04 PM HST Aug. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 400 PM HST.

* At 101 PM HST, radar indicated a thunderstorm producing heavy rain
near Hilo. The storm is nearly stationary. Rain was falling at a
rate of 2 to 3 inches per hour. Flash flooding is expected to
begin shortly.

* Locations in the warning include but are not limited to...
Hilo, Hawaiian acres, orchidlands estates, Hawaiian Paradise Park,
Pepeekeo, Keaau, Honomu, Mountain View, Papaikou and Glenwood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring in
streams, roads, and low lying areas. Move to higher ground now.

Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle, or on foot. Turn
around, don't drown.


This warning may need to be extended beyond 400 PM HST if heavy rain
persists.

Lat... Lon 1950 15516 1984 15526 1988 15511 1985 15509
      1974 15510 1973 15508 1974 15500 1969 15498
      1965 15499 1958 15492


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1232 PM HST Sat Aug 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 330 PM HST.

* At 1230 PM HST, radar indicated a thunderstorm producing heavy rain
near Wainaku, or near Papaikou. The storm is nearly stationary.
Rain was falling at a rate of 2 to 3 inches per hour. Flash
flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Locations in the warning include but are not limited to...
Papaikou.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring in
streams, roads, and low lying areas. Move to higher ground now.

Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle, or on foot. Turn
around, don't drown.


This warning may need to be extended beyond 330 PM HST if heavy rain
persists.

This Flash Flood Warning replaces the previously issued flood
advisory that was in effect for portions of the island of Hawaii in
Hawaii County.

Lat... Lon 1973 15514 1976 15522 1981 15521 1982 15510
      1980 15509 1973 15509


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:22 AM HST Aug. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* flood advisory for...
the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 215 PM HST.

* At 1117 am HST, radar indicated heavy rain along the northeast
through east slopes of The Big Island. Rain was falling at a rate
of 1 to 2 inches per hour.

* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
Hilo, Paauilo, Waipio Valley, Kukuihaele, Hawi, Pepeekeo, Keaau,
Honokaa, Pahoa and Kapaau.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


This advisory may need to be extended beyond 215 PM HST if heavy rain
persists.

Lat... Lon 1948 15482 1934 15499 1928 15513 1927 15528
      1981 15526 2022 15591 2025 15590 2027 15587
      2025 15577 2012 15559 2011 15546 1998 15522
      1985 15509 1974 15510 1974 15500 1965 15499
      1953 15481


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:22 AM HST Aug. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* flood advisory for...
the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County

* until 215 PM HST.

* At 1117 am HST, radar indicated heavy rain along the northeast
through east slopes of The Big Island. Rain was falling at a rate
of 1 to 2 inches per hour.

* Locations in the advisory include but are not limited to...
Hilo, Paauilo, Waipio Valley, Kukuihaele, Hawi, Pepeekeo, Keaau,
Honokaa, Pahoa and Kapaau.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


This advisory may need to be extended beyond 215 PM HST if heavy rain
persists.

Lat... Lon 1948 15482 1934 15499 1928 15513 1927 15528
      1981 15526 2022 15591 2025 15590 2027 15587
      2025 15577 2012 15559 2011 15546 1998 15522
      1985 15509 1974 15510 1974 15500 1965 15499
      1953 15481


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