Flash Flood Warning, 27 August 2018.

Accessed on 28 August 2018, 0202 UTC, Post #17529.


Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the National Weather Service have issued a flash flood warning for parts of East Hawaii.  Here’s the complete text:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

Incident: Flash Flood Warning

This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a Civil Defense Flash Flood Warning message for Monday, August 27 at 1:40 in the afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Hawaii Island in the area of Waikii, Pohakuloa, Kamuela and Honokaa through later this afternoon.

Due to the Flash Flood Warning, the following advisories are issued:

  • Due to occasional heavy downpours, driving conditions are poor. Be on the alert for possible road closures without notice.
  • Expect possible interruptions in your utility services.
  • Be on the alert for malfunctioning traffic signals. Please treat flashing traffic lights as a four-way stop.
  • Remember, if lightning does threaten your area, the safest place to be is indoors.


Have a safe day, this is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.”

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Russ Roberts