Lava Flow Update – Sunday, Sept. 28

September 28, 2014 9:37 PM

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Lava Flow Update – Sunday, Sept. 28

Steady inflationary tilt was recorded at the summit over the past 24 hours, USGS scientists say, and the volume of lava going to the flow is expected to increase accordingly. Already, increased activity has been observed and the stalled flow front is once again beginning to move forward.

This morning’s assessment shows some activity has resumed along the edges of the leading surface lava flow. The flow front has advanced approximately 25 yards since yesterday. The small breakout flow upslope from the leading edge along the north flank also remains active and has advanced approximate...

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