Mount Saint Helens nears eruption

Seattle Times Report

The shaking under Mount St. Helens climbed another notch yesterday, and geologists quantified the odds that the Cascades’ most active volcano would let loose again.

“We’re saying there’s a 70 percent chance of an eruption within the next few days to a few months,” said volcanologist Cynthia Gardner of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Cascades Volcano Observatory.