|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Cleveland (VNUM #311240)|
|(4) Current Color Code:||YELLOW|
|(5) Previous Color Code:||UNASSIGNED|
|(6) Source:||Alaska Volcano Observatory|
|(7) Notice Number:||2010/A8|
|(8) Volcano Location:||N 52 deg 49 min W 169 deg 56 min|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||5676 ft (1730 m)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||AVO is raising the volcano alert level/aviation color code at Cleveland Volcano from unassigned to ADVISORY/YELLOW based on the presence of thermal anomalies in satellite data yesterday and a possible ash plume this morning. Satellite images of Cleveland Volcano this morning have detected a possible ash plume drifting east from the volcano. Estimated plume height is about 25,000 ft above sea level.
Without a real-time seismic network at Cleveland, AVO is unable to track local earthquake activity related to volcanic unrest. Short-lived explosions with ash clouds that could exceed 20,000 ft above sea level can occur without warning and may go undetected on satellite imagery for hours. Low-level ash emissions at Cleveland occur frequently and do not necessarily mean a larger eruption is imminent. AVO continues to monitor the volcano using satellite imagery.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||Unknown|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||Unknown|
|(15) Contacts:||Chris Waythomas, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 786-7497
Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
email@example.com (907) 978-5458
|(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
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