Sunday, May 18, 2008

May 18

Mt. Saint Helens
Mount St. Helens had a powerful eruption 28 years ago today. Though Salem is approx 140 miles south as the crow flies, we did receive a light covering of ash from the plume that rose over 80,000 feet in the air.

1 comment:

Greg said...

I remember it well - as a child i was nervous about hills and mountains for months after :-)