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June 27 Lava Flow Update – 12/25/14

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The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow has made no forward advancement since Monday afternoon at about 4:30 p.m.

Hawai’i County Civil Defense reported after its Thursday morning overflight assessment that the flow front remains stalled about 0.6 miles from the intersection of Highway 130 and Pahoa Village Road, approximately 700 yards from the back property line of the Pahoa Marketplace.

Breakout activity behind the flow was also noted but does not pose an immediate threat to communities in the area. Both Civil Defense and Hawaiian Volcano Observatory will continue to monitor activity and keep the community informed.

Railroad Avenue was opened for public use on Dec. 20. The opening of the road was to allow motorists to familiarize with the road and traffic flow. Motorists who choose to drive the new road are advised to remain on the designated route and comply with the posted speed limit.

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There is no anticipated closure of Highway 130 at this time.

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Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight photo of lava activity taken on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

Overflight view of the June 27 lava flow on Dec. 22. Photo credit: Extreme Exposure/ Paradise Helicopters.

 

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