AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Previous Volcano Alert Level: WARNING
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
Previous Aviation Color Code: RED
Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 3:42 PM AKDT
Alaska Volcano Observatory
N 53 deg 23 min W 168 deg 9 min
3520 ft (1073 m)
Volcanic Activity Summary: The aviation color code for Okmok Volcano has been lowered from RED to ORANGE. The volcano alert level has been lowered from WARNING to WATCH. Okmok Volcano continues to erupt. Seismicity has changed from nearly continuous volcanic tremor to a more episodic character, and the overall seismic intensity has declined. The most recent satellite imagery indicates little or no ash, however weather clouds may be obscuring an ash signal.
Please see http://www.avo.alaska.edu/activity/Okmok.php
for more information.
A new VAN will be issued if conditions change significantly or alert levels are modified. While a VAN is in effect, regularly scheduled updates are posted at http://www.avo.alaska.edu