SHE’S GONNA BLOW: Mt. Redoubt Version 2.0


[Click image to see live webcam of Mount Redoubt]

SCIENCE BUZZ: A volcano is about to erupt about 100 miles from Anchorage, Alaska. The volcano last erupted nearly 20 years ago in 1989 [pictured, above] disrupting air traffic and polluting the Drift River with volcanic debris. The volcano may erupt at any minute and amazingly enough, a webcam [pictured, below] has been set up so you can watch it LIVE. MORE

LA TIMES: Alaskans are not running in mad panic for cover, but many are concerned about the imminent eruption mountredoubt_2.jpgof Mount Redoubt southwest of Anchorage. Fox News is reporting: “Mount Redoubt continues to rumble and simmer, prompting geologists to say this Alaska volcano could erupt “within days.” The Anchorage Daily News cautions: “Mount Redoubt is still rumbling and simmering, prompting geologists to repeat their warning that an eruption may be imminent.” It would not be a pleasant period in Anchorage if Redoubt were to blow its top, if its previous eruption is any indication. For five months beginning in December 1989, smoke and ash from the 10,197-foot peak disrupted international air traffic and deposited volcanic dust throughout the Anchorage region. MORE

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