30 January 2009

if we could only find a virgin . . .

Mount Redoubt Eruption April 21st 1990 (J Warren)
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The Alaska Volcano Observatory is currently maintaining the threat level color code of Orange for a possble eruption on Mt Redoubt. You can keep an eye on things from the Redoubt Hut or from Cook Inlet webcams.

The folks at the AVO seem to think that an eruption is "possibly imminent, 'perhaps within hours to days'" which leaves us wondering about wind direction and ashfall.

According to shane over at animal god, my next trip up the hill to Fred Meyer is going to look something like this still from the upcoming (and, most likely, unfortunate) Hollywoodization of The Road:

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