This is a Civil Defense flash flood warning update for Friday, December 2 at 2:30 PM. The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for Hawaii County until 5:15 PM today.

Heavy rain continues to fall across the districts of North and South Hilo, Puna and Ka’u. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring in streams, roads, and low lying areas. Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.

Heavy rain continues to fall across the districts of North and South Hilo, Puna and Ka’u. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring in streams, roads, and low lying areas. Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.

Kahikopele Road in the Eden Rock area is closed. At this time, HPD is responding to reports of flooding.

Hawaii Police Department report intermittent lane closures along the Hamakua coast due to roadway debris.

Both lanes are open on Highway 11 near Kawa Flats in Ka’u at mile markers 58 to 59.

In Hilo, Kamehameha Avenue is closed in both directions between Pauahi Street and Ponahawai Street.

Outbound traffic is open on Hilo Bayfront Highway from Wailoa Bridge. Inbound traffic is diverted to Waianuenue Ave.

The Flash Flood Warning has been extended until 5:15 pm by the National Weather Service. Please stay off the roads if at all possible. If you must drive, drive with caution as road closures may occur at any time.

Thank you for listening. This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense.

 


 

This is a Civil Defense flash flood warning update for Friday, December 2 at 11:55 AM. The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for Hawaii County until 2:15 PM today.

Heavy rain is falling across the districts of North and South Hilo, Puna and Ka’u. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring in streams, roads, and low lying areas. Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.

Hawaii Police Department reports multiple landslides and intermittent lane closures along the Hamakua coast.

Highway 11 is now closed in both directions near Kawa Flats in Ka’u near mile markers 58 to 59.

In Hilo, Kamehameha Avenue is closed in both directions between Manono Street and Ponahawai Street.

Hilo Bayfront Highway is also closed in both directions between Waianuenue Avenue and Wailoa Bridge.

The Flash Flood Warning may need to be extended by the National Weather Service beyond 2:15 PM if heavy rains persist. Please stay off the roads if at all possible. If you must drive, drive with caution as road closures may occur at any time.

Thank you. This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense