|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Cleveland (VNUM #311240)|
|(4) Current Color Code:||ORANGE|
|(5) Previous Color Code:||ORANGE|
|(6) Source:||Alaska Volcano Observatory|
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|(8) Volcano Location:||N 52 deg 49 min W 169 deg 56 min|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||5676 ft (1730 m)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||Local seismic sensors recorded a short-lived explosion today at 3:17 UTC December 29 (18:17 AKST December 28). A pilot report indicates an ash cloud to 17,000 ft asl. Local winds are from the west.
Explosions from Cleveland typically produce relatively small volcanic ash clouds that dissipate within hours; however, more significant ash emissions are possible.
Cleveland volcano is monitored with a limited real-time seismic network, which inhibits AVO's ability to detect precursory unrest that may lead to an explosive eruption. Rapid detection of an ash-producing eruption may be possible using a combination of seismic, infrasound, lightning, and satellite data.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||17,000 ft asl|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||winds are from west|
|(15) Contacts:||Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 786-7497
David Fee, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
email@example.com (907) 322-4085
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