|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Veniaminof (VNUM #312070)|
|(4) Current Color Code:||RED|
|(5) Previous Color Code:||ORANGE|
|(6) Source:||Alaska Volcano Observatory|
|(7) Notice Number:|
|(8) Volcano Location:||N 56 deg 11 min W 159 deg 23 min|
|(9) Area:||Alaska Peninsula|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||8225 ft (2507 m)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||Overnight, ash emissions from Veniaminof increased significantly, generating a plume up to 15,000 ft asl and extending for more than 150 miles to the SE. This morning observers in Perryville and webcam views indicated continuous ash emissions. This activity is a significant increase from the past month and AVO is raising the Aviation Color Code to Red and the Volcano Alert Level to Warning.
A SIGMET warning for aviation has been issued by the National Weather Service. Please reference https://www.weather.gov/aawu/sigmets for updated guidance on airborne ash hazards.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||Up to ~15,000 ft|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||Continuous ash emissions observed in webcam|
|(14) Remarks:||Ash fall is possible in nearby communities. The National Weather Service Anchorage Forecast Office will issue an advisory if this is expected to occur.
|(15) Contacts:||Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
email@example.com (907) 786-7497
David Fee, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 322-4085
|(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