(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued: (20170220/0135Z)
(3) Volcano: Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)
(4) Current Color Code: ORANGE
(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
(9) Area: Aleutians
(10) Summit Elevation: 492 ft (150 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary: Seismicity as detected on instruments located on nearby islands is elevated and increasing in intensity, suggesting that an explosive eruption is likely imminent. As of yet there is no confirmation of significant ash emissions detected by lightning, infrasound or satellite data.

The Aviation Color Code remains at ORANGE and the Volcano Alert Level remains at WATCH.

AVO is evaluating all data sources and will update this report as more information becomes available.
(12) Volcanic cloud height: Not yet observed
(13) Other volcanic cloud information: Not available
(14) Remarks: Status of any ash clouds can be found at the Alaska Aviation Weather Unit website at http://aawu.arh.noaa.gov/
(15) Contacts: Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
mcoombs@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
jfreymueller@alaska.edu (907) 322-4085
(16) Next Notice:

AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice

Volcano: Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)

Current Volcano Alert Level: WARNING

Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Issued: Sunday, February 19, 2017, 4:35 PM AKST
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
Notice Number:
Location: N 53 deg 55 min W 168 deg 2 min
Elevation: 492 ft (150 m)
Area: Aleutians

Volcanic Activity Summary: Seismicity as detected on instruments located on nearby islands is elevated and increasing in intensity, suggesting that an explosive eruption is likely imminent. As of yet there is no confirmation of significant ash emissions detected by lightning, infrasound or satellite data.

The Aviation Color Code remains at ORANGE and the Volcano Alert Level remains at WATCH.

AVO is evaluating all data sources and will update this report as more information becomes available.


Recent Observations:
[Volcanic cloud height] Not yet observed
[Other volcanic cloud information] Not available

Remarks: Status of any ash clouds can be found at the Alaska Aviation Weather Unit website at http://aawu.arh.noaa.gov/

Contacts: Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
mcoombs@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
jfreymueller@alaska.edu (907) 322-4085

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.