I know people make a big deal about Phoenix's dust storms, and they can be pretty spectacular, but they're nothing compared to a major volcanic eruption. Combine an ash cloud miles high with shooting and flowing molten lava, super-heated rocks being hurled for miles and earthquakes, and there are few things more fearsome.
Fortunately, major volcanic eruptions are few and far between. However, the Calbuco volcano just went off down in Chile for the first time since 1972, and the jaw-dropping photos and video from it are going viral.
Before I show these, I do need to report that 5,000 people living near the volcano have been evacuated so far, and, fortunately, there are no deaths or injuries. I'm going to be praying for the continued safety of the people in the area and that their homes stay intact.
Let's start with some time-lapse videos of the eruption.
But there's one photo that's got everyone talking.