Hurricane Hector Update, 08 August 2018


Accessed on 09 August 2018, 0409 UTC, Post #17395.

Source:

Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Here is the current situation with Hurricane Hector, which is passing far below Hawaii Island this evening.

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense Hurricane Hector update for Wednesday, August 8 at 6:00 in the evening.

As of 5:00 pm, Hurricane Hector was a Category 3 hurricane moving west past South Point. The effects of the passing hurricane have created high surf and high wind conditions along the Ka`u coast. Although the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled, a High Surf Warning remains in effect.

The following advisories have been issued:

  • High Surf Warning for the southeast shores of Ka`u and Puna.
  • Southwest coast of the island (Ka`u to Kona) may experience elevated surf up to 7 ft.
  • High wind advisory for the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea.

For your additional information:

  • Punalu`u, Whittington, and Miloli`i Beach Parks will be re-assessed for hazards tomorrow.
  • The Pahoa and Pahala early voting stations will re-open tomorrow.
  • The Disaster Recovery Center at the Pahoa Community Center will also re-open tomorrow.

Have a safe day. This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.”


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Russ Roberts

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