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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION
(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued: (20080827/2253Z)
(3) Volcano: Okmok (VNUM #311290)
(4) Current Color Code: YELLOW
(5) Previous Color Code: ORANGE
(6) Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
(7) Notice Number: 2008/A28
(8) Volcano Location: N 53 deg 23 min W 168 deg 9 min
(9) Area: Aleutians
(10) Summit Elevation: 3520 ft (1073 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary: Seismicity at Okmok Volcano has been steadily declining for the past eight days and significant ash plumes have not been observed since August 19. Therefore AVO is lowering the aviation color code from Orange to Yellow and the Alert Level from Watch to Advisory.
(12) Volcanic cloud height:
(13) Other volcanic cloud information:
(14) Remarks: Visual observations of the caldera floor made on August 23 indicate that low level eruptive activity has also likely stopped. It is possible for vigorous ash emissions to resume at any time.
(15) Contacts: John Power, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
jpower@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
steve@giseis.alaska.edu (907) 474-7131

(16) Next Notice: 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

AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice

Volcano: Okmok (VNUM #311290)

Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Previous Volcano Alert Level: WATCH

Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW
Previous Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Issued: Wednesday, August 27, 2008, 2:53 PM AKDT
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
Notice Number: 2008/A28
Location: N 53 deg 23 min W 168 deg 9 min
Elevation: 3520 ft (1073 m)
Area: Aleutians

Volcanic Activity Summary: Seismicity at Okmok Volcano has been steadily declining for the past eight days and significant ash plumes have not been observed since August 19. Therefore AVO is lowering the aviation color code from Orange to Yellow and the Alert Level from Watch to Advisory.

Remarks: Visual observations of the caldera floor made on August 23 indicate that low level eruptive activity has also likely stopped. It is possible for vigorous ash emissions to resume at any time.

Contacts: John Power, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
jpower@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
steve@giseis.alaska.edu (907) 474-7131



Next Notice: 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


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