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Scientists Warn Of More Eruptions From Hawaii's Big Island Volcano

New fissures broke out over the weekend, spewing lava and toxic gas, as earthquakes rumbled the island. Geologists are warning residents further violent explosions are possible.

New fissures have opened on Hawaii's Big Island as earthquakes continue to rock the island, and scientists are warning about further volcanic eruptions.

Officials announced the island's 17th fissure on Saturday evening, hours after a 16th fissure emerged, releasing lava that traveled 250 yards before settling. That fissure opened near the Puna Geothermal Venture plant, where officials have

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