Mauna Loa eruption Day 11: Flow front slowing down
The Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency is reminding the public all areas adjacent to Daniel K. Inouye Highway, Old Saddle Road, and near the lava flow are closed, as the flow front of Fissure 3 slows.
The flow front remains 1.75 miles from Daniel K. Inouye Highway, which remains open in both directions. No communities are currently at risk.
Today’s weather forecast calls for 50% chance of rain for the interior areas of Hawai‘i Island, to include Daniel K. Inouye Highway. A High Wind Warning for North and South Kohala and a Wind Advisory for Hawai‘i Island summits remain in effect.