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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION
(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued: (20170705/0135Z)
(3) Volcano: Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)
(4) Current Color Code: RED
(5) Previous Color Code: ORANGE
(6) Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
(7) Notice Number:
(8) Volcano Location: N 53 deg 55 min W 168 deg 2 min
(9) Area: Aleutians
(10) Summit Elevation: 492 ft (150 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary: An eruption began at Bogoslof at 16:51 AKDT July 4 (00:51 UTC, July 5) that lasted 13 minutes and was detected in seismic, infrasound, and satellite data. Winds are generally to the southeast, and initial satellite data suggest the cloud may be as high as 32,000 ft asl. AVO is raising the Aviation Color Code/Alert Level to RED/WARNING.
(12) Volcanic cloud height: 32,000 ft asl
(13) Other volcanic cloud information: Winds are to southeast
(14) Remarks: NWS has issued a SIGMET to 32,000 ft.
(15) Contacts: Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
mcoombs@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Mike West, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
mewest@alaska.edu (907) 322-4085
(16) Next Notice:

AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice

Volcano: Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)

Current Volcano Alert Level: WARNING
Previous Volcano Alert Level: WATCH

Current Aviation Color Code: RED
Previous Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Issued: Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 5:35 PM AKDT
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
Notice Number:
Location: N 53 deg 55 min W 168 deg 2 min
Elevation: 492 ft (150 m)
Area: Aleutians

Volcanic Activity Summary: An eruption began at Bogoslof at 16:51 AKDT July 4 (00:51 UTC, July 5) that lasted 13 minutes and was detected in seismic, infrasound, and satellite data. Winds are generally to the southeast, and initial satellite data suggest the cloud may be as high as 32,000 ft asl. AVO is raising the Aviation Color Code/Alert Level to RED/WARNING.

Recent Observations:
[Volcanic cloud height] 32,000 ft asl
[Other volcanic cloud information] Winds are to southeast

Remarks: NWS has issued a SIGMET to 32,000 ft.

Contacts: Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
mcoombs@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Mike West, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
mewest@alaska.edu (907) 322-4085

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