Kilauea Summit Explosion, Tuesday, 22 May 2018


Accessed on 22 May 2018, 1448 UTC, Post #16862.

Source:

Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

Another explosion has rocked the Kilauea volcano.  Here are the details from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

COUNTY OF HAWAII email@blackboard.com via yahoo.com 

3:57 AM (50 minutes ago)

to kh6jrm

A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense Message for May 22 at 3:55 AM for the area of Kau.

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that an explosive eruption at Kilauea summit has occurred at  about 3:45 AM.  The resulting ash plume may affect the surrounding areas.  The wind may carry the ash plume to the southwest toward Wood Valley, Pahala, Naalehu and Waiohinu.

  • The danger from this eruption is ash fallout.  The major response is to protect yourself from fallout.
  • If you are at home, stay indoors with the windows closed.  Turn on your radio and listen for updates from authorities.
  • If you are in your car, keep the windows closed.  Ash fallout may cause poor driving conditions, due to limited visibility and slippery driving conditions.  Drive with extreme caution, or pull over and park.
  • After the hazard has passed, do check your home, and especially your catchment system for any impact that may affect your water quality.

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