Mount St. Helens: 30 Years And Still Going Strong

Thirty years ago today, Mount St. Helens erupted.

And even though there wasn’t a dramatic loss of life, it’s definitely one of the most notable disasters in Pacific Northwest history.

Watch the KGW newscast from May 18, 1980:

Now check out the mountain today with the live VolcanoCam.

If you’re interested in learning more about St. Helens and volcanoes in general, I’d suggest checking out last week’s episode of Ready Radio and the links we’ve got on the website.

And, on this auspicious day, I have to ask…where were you on May 18, 1980 and what are your memories of the St. Helens eruption?