Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Mandatory Evacuations Signed By Major Kim

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News Alert – Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Mandatory Evacuations Signed By Major Kim Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that vigorous lava eruptions continue from the lower east rift zone fissure system in the area of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens. Due to the active volcanic eruptions, Mayor Kim has issued a mandatory evacuation order for Leilani Estates.
Starting at 12:06 p.m. today, the mandatory evacuation order is in effect for all civilians in Leilani Estates, including and East of Pomaikai Street. Everyone will have 24 hours from the effective date and time to evacuate the mandatory evacuation area.Persons remaining in the mandatory evacuation area beyond the effective date and time of this Order do so at their own risk with the knowledge that emergency responders may not respond. Persons in violation of this order are subject to arrest and will be liable for any costs associated with rescue operations in the mandatory evacuation area. Refusing to evacuate may put you, your family and first responders in danger. Heed warnings from Civil Defense officials and stay alert. scientist uses a thermal camera to collect temperatures of the fountain. In general, the color of incandescent rock gives a crude estimate of its temperature. Yellow indicates a temperature of about 1832–2192 degrees Fahrenheit. Orange indicates a slightly cooler temperature of about 1472–1832 degrees Fahrenheit. Red is even cooler, about 1112–1472 degrees Fahrenheit.
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CREDIT – USGS, DOD

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