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ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY STATUS REPORT
U.S. Geological Survey
Monday, March 23, 2009, 1:46 PM AKDT (Monday, March 23, 2009, 21:46 UTC)
60°29'7" N 152°44'38" W,
Summit Elevation 10197 ft (3108 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WARNING
Current Aviation Color Code: RED
The eruption of Redoubt volcano that began last night continues. AVO remains at Avation Color Code RED and Alert Level WARNING.
Seismic unrest remains elevated and volcanic tremor is ongoing. Since 5:00 AKDT, no ash has been visible in radar, suggesting that if ash emission is occurring, it is below approximately 13,000 ft asl and/or too fine to be detected. Poor weather at the volcano currently hinders visual observations.
AVO has an observation flight in progress and hopefully conditions will permit some inspection of the volcano.
Further explosive activity could occur with little or no warning, and could occur intermittently for weeks or months. AVO remains staffed 24 hours per day will issue further information as it becomes available.
For up-to-date Ashfall Advisories and wind trajectories, please refer to the National Weather Service website: http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov/volcano.php.
52°49'20" N 169°56'42" W,
Summit Elevation 5676 ft (1730 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW
AVO has received no new reports of activity at Cleveland over the past 24 hours. Satellite views have been obscured by clouds.
VOLCANO INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET: http://www.avo.alaska.edu
RECORDING ON THE STATUS OF ALASKA'S VOLCANOES (907) 786-7478
Tom Murray, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
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Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
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The Alaska Volcano Observatory is a cooperative program of the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, and the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys.