Monday, March 23, 2009

Mt Redoubt ERUPTS EXPLOSIVELY 3.22.2009

Mount Redoubt Volcano, 106 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, erupted explosively March 22, 2009, at approximately 10:38 PM AKDT, sending a cloud of volcanic ash to an estimated 50,000 feet above sea level. Scientists from the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) are monitoring the volcano closely as the eruption continues.

The Aviation Color Code has been changed from ORANGE to RED: Alert Level has changed from WATCH to WARNING!

The National Weather Service has issued an ASHFALL advisory warning.

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