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Know What Hazards A Volcano Delivers

Volcanic Hazards: Alert Level Air quality/volcanic gas plume (fissure eruption):High levels of volcanic gas, including sulfur dioxide (SO2) , are emitted from the fissure vents. As SO2 is released from the eruption, it will react in the atmosphere with oxygen, sunlight, moisture, and other gases and particles and within hours to days, convert to fine particles. The particles scatter sunlight and … Continue reading Know What Hazards A Volcano Delivers

Know What Hazards A Volcano Delivers

Volcanic Hazards: Alert Level Air quality/volcanic gas plume (fissure eruption):High levels of volcanic gas, including sulfur dioxide (SO2) , are emitted from the fissure vents. As SO2 is released from the eruption, it will react in the atmosphere with oxygen, sunlight, moisture, and other gases and particles and within hours to days, convert to fine particles. The particles scatter sunlight and … Continue reading Know What Hazards A Volcano Delivers

Mauna Loa Eruption Update

12-12-22, 7am. Mauna Loa alert level remains at Watch. No communities at risk. DKI remains open in both directions.

Mauna Loa Eruption Update

12-11-22, 7am. Mauna Loa alert level reduced to Watch. No communities at risk. DKI remains open in both directions.

CDC ERUPTION UPDATE

Mauna Loa Eruption Update 12-9-22, 3pm. Lava flow 1.7 miles from DKI Hwy has stalled. Flows above the 10,000 foot elevation are not a risk to any communities.

Eruption Update

Mauna Loa Eruption Update 12- 8-22, 3pm. HVO reports the flow closest to DKI has stalled. Active flows continue upslope. No risk to any communities.

HIGH WIND WARNING

20221207 High Wind Warning | 7:30 pm NWS issued a High Wind Warning for the North and South Kohala Districts of Hawaii Island through Friday Evening.

REPORT DAMAGES from Flooding 12-4-2022

Hawaii County Civil Defense This is a Civil Defense message.  This is a Flood and Water Damage message for Monday, December 5th at 4:00 in the afternoon.  Yesterday evening, the National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory for North and South Kona Districts.  Localized flooding was reported occurring in North and South Kona areas causing damage.  For … Continue reading REPORT DAMAGES from Flooding 12-4-2022

CDC ERUPTION UPDATE

Eruption update for 12-05-2022 @ 3:00 pm Lava approximately 2 miles from DKI Highway. DKI remains open in both directions. No communities are currently at risk.

ERUPTION UPDATE

This is a Civil Defense message. This is an Eruption update for Monday, December 5th at 7 in the morning. Fissure 3 continues to erupt and the leading edge of the lava flow is more than 2 miles from Daniel K. Inouye Highway and the highway remains open in both directions.   No communities are at risk at this … Continue reading ERUPTION UPDATE