Greater Seattle Will be Drowned by a River of Hot Mud would make a great album title. There’s also a good chance it might happen. 
The 5 Major Cities Most Likely to Be Spectacularly Destroyed



#3. Greater Seattle Will be Drowned by a River of Hot Mud
Poor Seattle can’t catch a break. We’ve already covered how the mild-mannered city is particularly prone to giant earthquakes, but it gets even worse: the entire Greater Seattle is at the risk of being buried under a sea of mud.
The area lies downstream from Mount Rainier, which carries the questionable honor of being one of the most dangerous volcanoes in existence. However, this particular danger doesn’t come from soot and magma — sure, there would be some if it was to erupt, but that would be just the icing on the horror cake. The true killer would be a lahar, whose nerdy name betrays its potential for destruction. Lahars are giant flows of hot mud, trees and water, rolling forward with the consistency of a zillion tons of wet cement and at speeds up to 60mph.



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Greater Seattle Will be Drowned by a River of Hot Mud would make a great album title. There’s also a good chance it might happen.

The 5 Major Cities Most Likely to Be Spectacularly Destroyed

#3. Greater Seattle Will be Drowned by a River of Hot Mud

Poor Seattle can’t catch a break. We’ve already covered how the mild-mannered city is particularly prone to giant earthquakes, but it gets even worse: the entire Greater Seattle is at the risk of being buried under a sea of mud.

The area lies downstream from Mount Rainier, which carries the questionable honor of being one of the most dangerous volcanoes in existence. However, this particular danger doesn’t come from soot and magma — sure, there would be some if it was to erupt, but that would be just the icing on the horror cake. The true killer would be a lahar, whose nerdy name betrays its potential for destruction. Lahars are giant flows of hot mud, trees and water, rolling forward with the consistency of a zillion tons of wet cement and at speeds up to 60mph.

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    NOT Seattle, TACOMA! Do your research! They have lahar sirens down south for a reason and not up north in Seattle. Gah...
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