The National Weather Service reports a Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for portions of South Hilo and Puna only. A Flash Flood Warning means dangerous flooding is occurring or imminent; and may pose a threat to life and property. Heavy thunder showers are expected to continue through this afternoon.

The following roads closures remain:

  • In Hilo, Kamehameha Avenue is closed from Pauahi Street to Ponahawai Street.
  • Also in Hilo, Railroad Avenue is now open, but Kukila Street remains closed.
  • Wood Valley Road remains closed.
  • Be advised to avoid these areas and use alternate routes.

All other roads are open at this time. Due to occasional heavy downpours, driving conditions are poor. Be on the alert for additional possible road closures.

Due to the thunderstorm, your utilities of power and phones may be interrupted. If lightning threatens your area, the safest place to be is indoors.

Should power outages occur, be on the alert for non-operable traffic signals. Please treat flashing traffic lights as a four-way stop.

Again, the National Weather Service reports Flash Flood Warning now in effect for South Hilo. Heavy thundershowers are expected to continue through this afternoon.

This website will be updated and you will be informed of any conditions that may affect your safety.

Thank you, have a safe day, this is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.


The National Weather Service reports a Flash Flood Warning is now in effect for Hawaii Island. A Flash Flood Warning means dangerous flooding is occurring or imminent; and may pose a threat to life and property. Heavy thunder showers are expected to continue through today.

The following roads are impacted:

  • Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo is closed from Manono Street to Ponahawai Street.
  • Kuakini Highway in Kona is closed from Kona Hillside Plaza to Walua Road.
  • Kukila Street and Railroad Avenue near Lanikaula Street in Hilo are closed.
  • The Kawa Area on Highway 11 near the 58 mile marker in Ka‘u is flooding.
  • Wood Valley Road in Pahala is closed.
  • Be advised to avoid these areas and use alternate routes.

All other roads are open at this time. Due to occasional heavy downpours, driving conditions are poor. Be on the alert for additional possible road closures.

Due to the thunderstorm, your utilities of power and phones may be interrupted. If lightning threatens your area, the safest place to be is indoors.

Should power outages occur, be on the alert for non-operable traffic signals. Please treat flashing traffic lights as a four-way stop.

Again, the National Weather Service reports Flash Flood Warning now in effect for Hawaii Island. Heavy thundershowers are expected to continue throughout today.

Thiswebsite will be updated and you will be informed of any conditions that may affect your safety.

Thank you, have a safe day, this is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.

 


This is a Civil Defense Flash Flood Warning Update for Tuesday morning, October 24 at 9.

The National Weather Service reports a Flash Flood Warning is now in effect for Hawaii Island. A Flash Flood Warning means dangerous flooding is occurring or imminent; and may pose a threat to life and property.

Heavy thunder showers are expected to continue through today.

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All other roads are open at this time. Due to occasional heavy downpours, driving conditions are poor. Be on the alert for additional possible road closures.

Due to the thunderstorm, your utilities of power and phones may be interrupted. If lightning threatens your area, the safest place to be is indoors.

Should power outages occur, be on the alert for non-operable traffic signals. Please treat flashing traffic lights as a four-way stop.

Again, the National Weather Service reports Flash Flood Warning now in effect for Hawaii Island. Heavy thundershowers are expected to continue throughout today.

This radio station will be updated and you will be informed of any conditions that may affect your safety.

Thank you for listening, have a safe day, this is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.