|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)|
|(4) Current Color Code:||RED|
|(5) Previous Color Code:||ORANGE|
|(6) Source:||Alaska Volcano Observatory|
|(7) Notice Number:|
|(8) Volcano Location:||N 53 deg 55 min W 168 deg 2 min|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||492 ft (150 m)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||The explosive eruption that started today, May 16, around 22:32 AKST (May 17 06:32 UTC) is continuing. A pilot reported that the eruption has produced an ash cloud as high as 34,000 ft asl, and the Worldwide Lightning Location Network has detected lightning associated with the cloud. Winds are currently to the south. Ash has not yet been detected in satellite.
We are raising the Aviation Color Code to RED and Volcano Alert Level to WARNING.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||PIREP to 34,000 ft asl|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||winds are to the south|
|(14) Remarks:||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
firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 786-7497
Pavel Izbekov, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
email@example.com (907) 322-4085
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