|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)|
|(4) Current Color Code:||ORANGE|
|(5) Previous Color Code:||ORANGE|
|(6) Source:||Alaska Volcano Observatory|
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|(8) Volcano Location:||N 53 deg 55 min W 168 deg 2 min|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||492 ft (150 m)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||A short-lived eruption of Bogoslof volcano began June 13 at 01:47 UTC (17:47 AKDT June 12) and lasted about 9 minutes according to seismic and infrasound data. No ash cloud has been detected in satellite data yet but a single lightning stroke has been observed, thus volcanic ash emissions are likely occurring. Winds are to the southeast and no ashfall is expected on communities.
We are evaluating the magnitude of this eruptive episode and activity may resume at any time. The Aviation Color Code remains at ORANGE and the Volcano Alert Level remains at WATCH at present. AVO is evaluating all data sources and will update this report as more information becomes available.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||None detected yet. NWS eruption SIGMET issued to 25,000 ft asl.|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||n/a|
|(14) Remarks:||The National Weather Service Alaska Aviation Weather Unit has issued an eruption SIGMET warning for aviation up to 25,000 ft above sea level. This may be revised as new information becomes available. Please see the NWS AAWU at http://www.weather.gov/aawu/sigmets for updated information on aviation warning messages.|
|(15) Contacts:||Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
email@example.com (907) 786-7497
Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 322-4085
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