...GUILLERMO MOVING NORTHWEST...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED... As of 5:00 PM HST Mon Aug 3 the center of Guillermo was located near 18.1N 147.4W with movement NW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.
[…] 11:05 a.m., the estimated time the first wave was supposed to hit Hilo. We were all glued to the KGMB9 live feed from there, and saw how the ocean oscillated back and forth with tremendous power over the next […]
There’s no such thing as a “false alarm” for a tsunami. We all saw the effects – however mild – of this one (online and on tv). Fortunately it was not as severe as it could have been. I hope no one thinks of this as the tsunami that didn’t happen.