VIDEO: Evening Lava Update – Thursday, Nov. 13

November 14, 2014 3:51 AM

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VIDEO: Evening Lava Update – Thursday, Nov. 13

This afternoon’s assessment shows that the three breakouts remain active and continue to advance. These breakouts are located in the area of the cemetery below Apa’a Street; above Apa’a Street in the area west or upslope of the transfer station; and 400 yards upslope of Apa’a Street. The breakouts currently do not pose an immediate threat to area residents and will be monitored closely. The breakout near the transfer station continues to fill into the driveway area to the rear and south side of the facility and burning is involving the asphalt road material. All other burning with other breakouts is limited to vegetation only.

Smoke conditions are currently moderate to heavy with a light south wind blowing the smoke in a north northeast direction towards the Ainaloa, Hawaiian Paradise Park and Keaau areas. Smoke conditions may increase in some areas and residents down wind that may be sensitive or have respiratory problem...

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