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AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice

Volcano: Redoubt (CAVW #1103-03-)

Current Volcano Alert Level: WARNING

Current Aviation Color Code: RED

Issued: Thursday, March 26, 2009, 9:42 AM AKDT (20090326/1742Z)
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
Notice Number: 2009/A17
Location: N 60 deg 29 min W 152 deg 44 min
Elevation: 10197 ft (3108 m)
Area: Cook Inlet-South Central Alaska

Volcanic Activity Summary: A large eruption of Redoubt volcano began at roughly 09:24 AKDT (17:24 UTC). National Weather Service reports the cloud height to be at least 65,000 ft above sea level.

Refer to the NWS Redoubt Coordination web page (http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov/volcano.php) for latest cloud information.

Recent Observations:
[Volcanic cloud height] Refer to NWS for latest information.
[Mudflow] The event could result in a mudflow or flood in the Drift River valley.
[Ash fall] Refer to the NWS Redoubt Coordination web page (http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov/volcano.php) for more information about ashfall advisories.
[Other volcanic cloud information] Unknown

Contacts: Tom Murray, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
tlmurray@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
steve@giseis.alaska.edu (907) 474-7131

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
http://www.avo.alaska.edu

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.
(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued:(20090326/1742Z)
(3) Volcano:Redoubt (CAVW# 1103-03-)
(4) Current Color Code:RED
(5) Previous Color Code:red
(6) Source:Alaska Volcano Observatory
(7) Notice Number:2009/A17
(8) Volcano Location:N 60 deg 29 min W 152 deg 44 min
(9) Area:Cook Inlet-South Central Alaska
(10) Summit Elevation:10197 ft (3108 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:A large eruption of Redoubt volcano began at roughly 09:24 AKDT (17:24 UTC). National Weather Service reports the cloud height to be at least 65,000 ft above sea level.

Refer to the NWS Redoubt Coordination web page (http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov/volcano.php) for latest cloud information.
(12) Volcanic cloud height:Refer to NWS for latest information.
(13) Other volcanic cloud information:Unknown
(14) Contacts:Tom Murray, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
tlmurray@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
steve@giseis.alaska.edu (907) 474-7131
(15) Next Notice:A new VONA will be issued if conditions change significantly or alert levels are modified. While a VONA is in effect, regularly scheduled updates are posted at
http://www.avo.alaska.edu