This is a Winter Storm and Flash Flood Watch message for Friday, April 28 at 3:45 PM.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the summits of Hawaii Island starting Saturday. In addition, a Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island is now in effect through the weekend.
A Flash Flood Watch means flash flooding is possible, but not imminent.
Heavy showers and thunderstorms may cause flooding. Be aware of debris, runoff, and ponding of water. If lightning threatens your area, power outages may occur, and, the safest place to be is indoors.
Thank you; have a safe weekend. This is your Hawai’i County Civil Defense.