Warning Levels Raised at Mount St. Helens

Yahoo! News - Warning Levels Raised at Mount St. Helens "MOUNT ST. HELENS, Wash. - Mount St. Helens began rumbling more intensely Wednesday, prompting scientists to raise the eruption warning level and suggest a blast could cover an area 3 miles around the volcano's crater. Earthquakes (news - web sites) ranging from magnitude 2 to 2.5 were coming about four times a minute, possibly weakening the lava dome in the crater of the 8,364-foot mountain, the U.S. Geological Survey (news - web sites) said. Scientists did not expect anything like the mountain's devastating eruption in 1980, which killed 57 people and coated towns 250 miles away with ash. But a small or moderate blast could come in the next few days, they said. ..." ------------------ **EDIT** ADDED: Mount St. Helens VolcanoCam

1 comment:

Joann said...

I do like your new color, it is very nice! I did not notice the earthquake because I was driving.

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