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Coast Guard Imposes Safety Zone for Kilauea Lava Flow

Localized risks at the ocean entry include hot water scalding, steam explosions, collapsing cliff fronts and an unusual form of marine weather - "lava haze," or "laze," a corrosive mixture of hydrochloric acid gas, steam and fine glass particles.   Keep Reading

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Volcanologist: Why Hawaii’s Volcano Is in Danger of Going Ballistic

Indeed, as lava is spitting and oozing along Kilauea's East Rift Zone, there is action miles away at the top of the volcano. The pressure dropped below the lava lake at Kilauea's summit crater, Halema'umau', and lake levels have reached the lowest level since it formed back in 2008. Keep Reading

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