9 hours ago
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Mount St. Helens Erupts in Steelhead.
On Friday evening, May 15, Mount St. Helens in Steelhead St. Helens, normally white with a little green from snow and a scattering of trees, was gray from ash and a little orange from a volcanic explosion. The water going down the side had gone yellow from sulphurous compounds.
A closeup of the lava pool revealed quite a bit of molten rock, though it was contained to the crater and not rolling downhill onto the greenery.
And the Steelheaders having a love of fire and explosions, it wasn't long before a few came by for a small dance party. Fuzzball Ortega (not shown) was playing the music.
Steelhead St. Helens erupts about this time every year, the previous explosions of 2011 and 2012 being quite spectacular.
The mountain is at the Steelhead St Helens sim (128, 131, 38)