ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY STATUS REPORT
U.S. Geological Survey
Sunday, July 2, 2017, 5:17 PM AKDT (Monday, July 3, 2017, 01:17 UTC)
53°55'38" N 168°2'4" W,
Summit Elevation 492 ft (150 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WARNING
Current Aviation Color Code: RED
No further ash emissions have occurred at Bogoslof Volcano since the explosion today, July 2, at 12:48 AKDT (20:48 UTC), and seismicity remains low. The eruption lasted about 16 minutes, was detected in seismic and infrasound data, and produced a cloud up to 36,000 ft asl that was carried easterly over northern Unalaska. Observers in Dutch Harbor report no noticeable ash fall from today's eruption. The National Weather Service issued a SIGMET that remains in effect.
The Aviation Color Code remains at RED and the Alert Level remains at WARNING. Additional ash-producing eruptions could occur at any time with no detectable precursors.
Status of the ash cloud forecast can be found at the National Weather Service Alaska Aviation Weather Unit website at http://aawu.arh.noaa.gov/
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