Red Cross Prepares Evacuation Shelters

HILO (KHNL) - The American Red Cross is preparing on the Big Island to respond to the impact of Hurricane Flossie.   Twelve evacuation shelters were opened Monday night:

Kau High & Intermediate

Keaau High School

Pahoa High School

Mountain View Elementary

Waikoloa Elementary

North Kohala State Office Building

Kealakehe High School

Konawaena High School

Waiakea High School

Honokaa High School

Laupahoehoe High School

There are no mandatory evacuation orders in effect at this time.  The evacuation centers will remain open for those who want to voluntarily evacuate.  More centers are prepared to be opened should the need arise.