Flood Advisory for Hawaii Island, 17 August 2018

Accessed on 18 August 2018, 0139 UTC, Post #17447


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


A flash flood advisory is in effect for the Kamuela area of Hawaii Island.  Here’s the message text:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

CIVIL DEFENSE AGENCY                                              Date: 8/17/18

MEDIA UPDATE                                                                     Time: 02:45 pm

                                                                  Update: 1


Incident: Flood Advisory for Hawaii Island


This is a Civil Defense message for Friday August 17, 2018 at 02:45 pm.


The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood advisory for the areas of Kamuela and Puuanahulu, Hawaii County.


Due to the forecast conditions, the following are issued:


  • Residents in flood-prone areas are advised to be on the alert for possible flooding conditions.
  • Motorists are advised 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 of any changes in conditions that may affect your safety.


Have a safe weekend. This is your Hawai’i County Civil Defense Agency.

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts