Evening Lava report, Monday, 19:00

Chopper 1 was there three times today.  The last time for over an hour, so the flow must have started a fire.  When I looked, there were pictures: http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/multimedia/uploads/multimediaFile-832.jpg You can click and enlarge them.  The thermal photo is pretty interesting.  The black spot near the top of it is where the flow stopped last […]

Morning Lava report, Monday, 10:30

Good news and bad news.  The flow is speeding up.  It has advanced ~600 yards since last Wednesday and is now moving at about 15 feet per hour. At it’s present speed and direction, it could cut Cemetary Road in just over two weeks. The deflation is continuing at the vent, so it might well […]