UPDATE: (9:35 p.m.) Flash Flood Warning Cancelled. Saddle Road reopened however detour through old section. Drive carefully.
HAWAII ISLAND – A small section of the Hamakua Coast is once again under a flash flood warning, while heavy rains and debris have closed Saddle Road for the next few hours.
According to a 7:37 p.m. Nixle alert issued by the Hawaii County Police:
Meanwhile, a portion of the Hamakua Coast is once again under a flash flood warning until 9:30 p.m. According to a 6:24 p.m. message from the National Weather Service: