…ASHFALL ADVISORY POSTED FOR KAU DISTRICT OF BIG ISLAND…
.Halemaumau Crater at the Kilauea Volcano continues to produce
significant amounts of ash in the emissions resulting in ashfall
occurring over the Kau District on the Big Island.
…ASHFALL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING…
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued an Ashfall
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM HST this evening.
* ERUPTION…Kilauea Volcano Summit (19.4N 155.3W) at 100 PM HST.
* LOCATION…Volcanic ash is expected to reach the surface to the
southwest of the Kilauea Volcano Summit (Halemaumau Crater),
including cities of Wood Valley, Pahala, Punaluu, Naalehu, and
Hawaiian Oceanview Estates.
* IMPACTS…Possible harm to crops and animals. Minor equipment
and infrastructure damage. Widespread cleanup may be necessary.
Instructions: An Ashfall Advisory means that large amounts of ash will be deposited in the advisory area. Persons with respiratory illnesses should remain indoors to avoid inhaling the ash particles and all persons outside should cover their mouth and nose with a mask or cloth. For health and safety recommendations, please visit the Hawaii Interagency Vog Information Dashboard at https://vog.ivhhn.org