At 11:48 AM, heavy rain continues to fall over the windward slopes of the Big Island. Recent rain bands have been affecting the lower elevations and are causing more significant flooding impacts to occur along the Hamakua, Hilo, and Puna areas of the island. Additional rainfall is expected to develop over the windward slopes through the day.
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County Until 2:45 PM
Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Hilo, Paauilo, Waipio Valley, Orchidland Estates, Pepeekeo, Keaau, Kamuela, Honokaa, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Pahoa, Hawaiian Acres, Mountain View, and Glenwood.
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