Flash Flood Watch in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island for all districts from Thursday through Saturday.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for flash flooding. Flash Flooding is life threatening.

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Due to the flash flood watch the following are issued:

Strong winds may be associated with heavy rains.

Do not cross fast flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.

Sand bags will be available for active flooding.

For more information on sand bags go to https://arcg.is/1PjSq1 .

The National Weather Service High Surf Advisory remains in effect for east facing shores from Upolu Point in North Kohala to South Point in Ka‘u.

Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.

High tide will occur early morning and may cause significant wave run up.

Secure all property that may be affected by wave run up.

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Road and Beaches Closures may occur without notice.

Coconut Island and Spencer Beach Park are closed.

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