Flash Flood Warning extended until 10:30am

The National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning continues for Hamakua, Hilo, Puna, and Ka`u Districts through 10:30am today.

A Flash Flood Warning means flash flooding is imminent or occurring.

The following roads are closed:

·        Highway 11 in Ka`u between the 57 and 61 miles markers in Ka’u.

·        Daniel K. Inouye Highway, also known as Saddle Road, on the Hilo side of the saddle between the 11 and 18 Mile Markers.

·        Bay Front Highway.

         S. Kopua and Kahiopele Street in Upper Puna

Highway 11 near the the 16 mile marker and cross street Mauna Loa Drive (Mt. View)

·        Kamehameha Avenue between Pauahi Street and Ponahawai Street.

Due to the Flash Flood Warning, the following are advised.

·        Conditions are not predictable.  Flooding could occur in other locations without notice.

·        Do not attempt to cross flowing water.  Turn around, don’t drown.

·        For information on Sand or Sandbags, please call Civil Defense at 935-0031.

·        If you are experiencing emergency conditions of flooding, call 9-1-1.

Stay tuned to your radio for updates and changes in conditions.