Mount St. Helens erupted 39 years ago today
SPOKANE, Wash. — May 18 marks the anniversary of a day that devastated Spokane and surrounding areas.
It was on that day in 1980 that Mount St. Helens erupted, darkening the sky with ash that settled over eastern Washington.
WSP Trooper Jeff Sevigney shared pictures from the day of:
I was only 3 1/2 at the time but I can still remember that day in 1980.
— Trooper J. Sevigney (@wspd4pio) May 18, 2019
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