HILO, Hawaii – As Flossie weakens to a tropical depression just north of Maui, we pass along the last message from Hawaii County Civil Defense for this weather event.
|This is a Tropical Storm Warning Information Update for Monday July 29th at 5:30 PM. Tropical Storm Flossie has been downgraded to a Tropical Depression and is presently located approximately 145 miles Northwest of Hilo. Although storm conditions have subsided and continue to improve, the Kailua Kona area continues to experience strong winds and moderate rains.
With the improvement in conditions, the Mass Transit Bus Service will resume operations effective 7:30 PM tonight with the Hilo to South Kohala Resort route, and return to a normal full schedule beginning tomorrow morning.
All shelter facilities have been closed. In addition, all County parks and beach parks will be opened.
The scheduled solid waste transfer stations and the Hilo and Puuanahulu Landfills will be reopened starting tomorrow morning.
Although the impact of Tropical Storm Flossie may have been relatively moderate, the potential for serious and possibly life threatening storm conditions were present. The Hawaii County Civil Defense would like to thank the community for your patience and cooperation and for doing your part to prepare for possible impact.
This will be the final message unless conditions change and once again thank you for listening and have a safe evening.