ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY INFORMATION STATEMENT
U.S. Geological Survey
Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 2:29 PM AKDT (Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 22:29 UTC)
52°10'9" N 175°30'41" W,
Summit Elevation 1030 ft (314 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
The remnant volcanic ash plume from the eruption of Kasatochi last week has not dissipated and is forecast by National Weather Service to move over southeast Alaska. The ash-gas cloud will remain suspended at higher altitudes and no ash fall is expected to occur at ground levels.
VOLCANO INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET: http://www.avo.alaska.edu
RECORDING ON THE STATUS OF ALASKA'S VOLCANOES (907) 786-7478
Chris Waythomas, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
Jon Dehn, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
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The Alaska Volcano Observatory is a cooperative program of the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, and the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys.