Accessed on 15 April 2018, 0252 UTC, Post #16643.
Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
Here’s the latest flood and weather advisory from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:
3:33 PM (1 hour ago)
A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII
This is a Civil Defense update for Saturday, April 14 at 3:15 PM.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawaii. The heaviest rainfall is occurring on the windward side from Upolu point in North Kohala to Cape Kumukahi in Puna. The Flash Flood Watch for the Island of Hawaii remains in effect.
Due to these forecast conditions, the following advisories are issued:
- Residents in flood-prone areas are advised to be on the alert for possible flooding conditions.
- Motorists are urged to exercise caution while driving. Road closures may occur without notice.
- Remember, if lightning does threaten your area, the safest place to be is indoors.
- Take measures to secure items around your property that may be affected by strong winds. Complete all preparations before nightfall.
You will be updated as conditions change.
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Just a reminder to race fans. Although Saturday’s drag races sponsored by the Big Island Auto Club were cancelled because of rain, the event is still on for Sunday. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. at the Hilo Drag Strip. Five dollars admission for adults, and free admission for children 12 and under.
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