27 February 2010

Hawaii Tsunami Warning Ends -- Other Areas of Pacific on Alert

FOR CURRENT INFORMATION ON TSUNAMI ADVISORIES

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

(below relates to 28 Feb 2010 tsunami advisory)
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TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 20
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
138 PM HST SAT FEB 27 2010

TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT - TSUNAMI WARNING CANCELLATION

THE TSUNAMI WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII EFFECTIVE
AT 0138 PM HST.


EVALUATION

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA THERE IS NO LONGER A DESTRUCTIVE
TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE STATE OF HAWAII. THEREFORE THE TSUNAMI
WARNING FOR HAWAII IS CANCELLED.

HOWEVER SOME COASTAL AREAS IN HAWAII MAY CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE
SMALL SEA LEVEL CHANGES AND STRONG OR UNUSUAL CURRENTS LASTING
FOR SEVERAL MORE HOURS.

THIS TSUNAMI WARNING CANCELLATION DOES NOT MEAN IT IS NOW SAFE TO
RESUME NORMAL ACTIVITIES OR REENTER EVACUATED SHORELINE AREAS.
YOUR COUNTY CIVIL DEFENSE AGENCY AND POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL MAKE
THIS DETERMINATION. STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL BROADCAST STATION FOR
THE CIVIL DEFENSE -ALL CLEAR- ANNOUNCEMENT FOR YOUR AREA.

REPEAT -
DO NOT REENTER EVACUATED SHORELINE AREAS UNTIL ANNOUNCED BY YOUR
COUNTY CIVIL DEFENSE AGENCY. STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL BROADCAST
STATION FOR THE -ALL CLEAR- ANNOUNCEMENT FOR YOUR AREA. PLEASE
YIELD TO ROADBLOCKS AND UNIFORMED OFFICERS WHO ARE CONTROLLING
REENTRY INTO EVACUATED SHORELINE AREAS.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL MESSAGE ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

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