Flash flood warning expires for Big Island
  • Monday, February 18, 2019
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Flash flood warning expires for Big Island

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A flash flood warning for the Big Island expired at 8:45 p.m. today.

“At 5:48 p.m., radar and rain gauge data shows very heavy rains along the leeward slopes of the Big Island, extending from Waikoloa Village southward to Honaunau,” weather officials said. “A rain gauge along Waiaha Stream recently reported rainfall rates of 4 inches per hour, and radar estimates show widespread hourly rainfall rates of 2 to 4 inches in the warning area.”

Locations in the warning include Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Honalo, Captain Cook, Puuanahulu, Kalaoa, Honaunau, Kahaluu-Keauhou, Kainaliu, Waikoloa Village and Holualoa.

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