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Hawaii Prepares for Volcanic Danger

Big Island Officials Prepare for Kilauea Danger - Levels of toxic sulfur dioxide at the summit are six to ten times greater than before the eruption. "The ten-fold increasee of SO2 at the summit makes the total output for the volcano double basically, and the increased hazard from this emission source is, it's closer to where people live and breath and visit than Pu'u 'O'o is." Experts say no one can know exactly what will happen next so they're preparing for the worst.

A cloud of sulfur dioxide gas and ash rises from the Halemaumau crater of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii

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