This is a severe weather message for Thursday, March 9 at 5:45 PM.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood advisory through this evening for the island of Hawai’i.
Due to severe weather, HELCO reports several power outages, and, work crews are in the field making repairs.
Due to the power outages, some traffic signals in Hilo are not working. Motorists are advised to drive with caution, be alert and treat affected intersections as four-way stops.
Have a safe evening, this is your Hawai’i County Civil Defense.