Mount St. Helens shows signs of reawakening

September 29, 2014 12:16 PM

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Mount St. Helens shows signs of reawakening

LONGVIEW, Wash. -- Ten years ago this week, Mount St. Helens awoke from an 18-year geological slumber.

The news media and volcano-watchers flocked to Johnston Ridge, the closest road with a crater view. Steam and ash eruptions shot thousands of feet into the air, and for several weeks, the area near the volcano was closed because of safety concerns.

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