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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The world's largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, started an eruption just before midnight Sunday, Nov. 27 on Hawaii Island.

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...By 6:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory confirmed that lava exited the Mauna Loa summit but it is flowing in the direction of an unpopulated area of the northeast flank. There is no threat to any communities.

The National Weather Service had issued an ashfall advisory with up to one-quarter of an inch of accumulation for the Big Island however, at around 9 a.m. they canceled the warning for all districts of Hawaii Island. The warning was first pushed at around 12:20 a.m.

During the time of the ashfall advisory, HVO said volcanic gas and possible fine ash and Pele's Hair could be carried downwind but the lava flow should remain in the northeast rift zone of the volcano. People with respiratory illnesses were asked to remain indoors.

Southwest Airlines said they have suspended operations in Hilo. This affects only the 10 interisland departures on the routes between Honolulu and Hilo....



#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-11-28 02:30 PM | Reply

Fire and Ice: Mauna Kea snow, Mauna Loa lava
www.khon2.com

...The islands of Hawaii are best known for fire, in the form of volcano eruptions. And as Mauna Loa continues to erupt, Mauna Kea is also showing off"in the form of ice.

The current warnings at the summit of Mauna Kea include an ice warning and a wind chill advisory along with high humidity.

The air temperature is a frosty 31 degrees but feels like 23, according to UH's website.

On the CFHT's webcam, the weather visually started to change Sunday around Noon and by 5 p.m. there was snow on the ground....



#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-11-29 02:39 PM | Reply

I saw this Sunday night. Sounds like it is quite the eruption even though there is no immediate threat.

#3 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2022-11-30 10:48 AM | Reply

That will be considered 'small beans' if the The Yellowstone Caldera ever blows.

#4 | Posted by MSgt at 2022-11-30 01:52 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#4 | Posted by MSgt

Indeed. Many reasons to fear that and let's be honest many of those wanting the wall will be trying to get over it. We would certainly see that global cooling I hear about.

#5 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2022-11-30 04:45 PM | Reply

I remember the beginning of James Michener's "Hawaii." Began with volcanic eruptions creating the islands.

Maybe this'll add some acreage too.

#6 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2022-11-30 06:49 PM | Reply

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