LIVE VIDEO ALERT: President Obama to speak about tsunami - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

LIVE VIDEO ALERT: President Obama to speak about tsunami

A tsunami enveloped Japan's coast. (Source: CNN) A tsunami enveloped Japan's coast. (Source: CNN)
This camera shows live footage from Hawaii's coast. (Source: HNN) This camera shows live footage from Hawaii's coast. (Source: HNN)

President Obama is scheduled to make a statement about the tsunami that has killed hundreds of people in Japan after an 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

The tsunami hit Hawaii's Oahu coast at about 3:30 a.m. PST, exposing reef but causing little  serious damage.

Waves are surging slightly along California's northern coast from the tsunami triggered by the massive earthquake in Japan.

Watch Obama's statement live at 11:30 a.m. Central time and get the latest on the tsunami at kfvs12.com

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