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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION
(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued: (20170708/1901Z)
(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: Two short duration eruption pulses were detected in seismic data. The first began at 18:15 UTC (10:15 AKDT) that lasted about 9 minutes, followed by a shorter pulse at 18:29 UTC (10:29 AKDT). The cloud has been observed in satellite data at an estimated height of 30,000 ft asl. The Aviation Color Code is being increased to Red and the Alert Level to Warning.

Seismic data has decreased following these two eruption pulses, but additional explosive activity is possible. Winds are towards the north over the Bering sea, and ashfall on populated islands is not likely. The National Weather Service has issued an eruption SIGMET warning for aviation with an eruption cloud height of 30,000 ft. This may be revised as new satellite data becomes available. See http://www.weather.gov/aawu/sigmets for the most current information.
(12) Volcanic cloud height: 30,000 ft based on satellite data.
(13) Other volcanic cloud information: Winds are towards the north
(14) Remarks:
(15) Contacts: Chris Waythomas, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
chris@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Pavel Izbekov, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAF
GIpavel@gi.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: Saturday, July 8, 2017, 11:01 AM 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: Two short duration eruption pulses were detected in seismic data. The first began at 18:15 UTC (10:15 AKDT) that lasted about 9 minutes, followed by a shorter pulse at 18:29 UTC (10:29 AKDT). The cloud has been observed in satellite data at an estimated height of 30,000 ft asl. The Aviation Color Code is being increased to Red and the Alert Level to Warning.

Seismic data has decreased following these two eruption pulses, but additional explosive activity is possible. Winds are towards the north over the Bering sea, and ashfall on populated islands is not likely. The National Weather Service has issued an eruption SIGMET warning for aviation with an eruption cloud height of 30,000 ft. This may be revised as new satellite data becomes available. See http://www.weather.gov/aawu/sigmets for the most current information.


Recent Observations:
[Volcanic cloud height] 30,000 ft based on satellite data.
[Other volcanic cloud information] Winds are towards the north

Contacts: Chris Waythomas, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
chris@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Pavel Izbekov, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAF
GIpavel@gi.alaska.edu (907) 322-4085



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