Environment
2:14 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Volcano Screams Just Before Eruption

Volcanic eruptions are visually spectacular.  Lava explodes into the air and giant plumes drop ash particles on nearby towns.  Scientists can also listen to volcanoes as they rumble and ultimately explode. Mount Redoubt’s 2009 eruption even allowed scientists to record a scream just before it erupted.  KDLG's Ben Matheson has the story.