Two new eruptive fissures have opened early May 30, 2019, on the northern and southeastern sides of the New Southeast Crater, producing strombolian activity and small lava flows. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 11:21 UTC. Volcanic ash is rising between 3.5 and 4 km (11 500 to 13 120 feet) above sea level.
Flooding in at least 8 states along portions of the Mississippi River – due to relentless, record-breaking spring rainfall – is the longest-lasting since the “Great Flood” of 1927, the National Weather Service said. The 1927 flood, which Weatherwise magazine called “” remains the benchmark flood event for the nation’s biggest river.
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