Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:

Shishaldin Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: 20191212/1610Z ERUPTION to 30000 ft (9100 m)

Thu, 12 Dec 2019, 17:30
17:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 30000 ft (9100 m) altitude or flight level 300 and is moving at 35 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 17:19 UTC, 12/12/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20191212/1710Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/003

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/GOES/LIGHTNING DATA

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: 20191212/1610Z ERUPTION

OBS VA DTG: 12/1710Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 N5442 W16333 - N5516 W16556 - N5603 W16456
- N5509 W16256 - N5442 W16333 MOV NW 35KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/2310Z SFC/FL300 N5537 W16739 - N5630 W17133
- N5749 W17004 - N5618 W16635 - N5537 W16739 - N5537 W16739.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/0510Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/1110Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: VA CLOUD TOPS ESTIMATED PER PACD 20191212/1200Z RAOBS WINDS

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191212/2310Z

DH DEC 2019 AAWU



Previous news

Sat, 30 Nov 2019, 20:05
Shishaldin Volcano continues to erupt episodically. USGS AVO report that seismic levels were variable throughout the week, with elevated activity early in the week and over the past 36 hours. This was accompanied by strongly elevated surface temperatures suggesting renewed lava effusion. Persistent clouds have obscured observations of eruptive activity in the web cameras. ... Read all
Wed, 27 Nov 2019, 08:42
Incandescence partially visible due to clouds over the summit crater (image: Sentinel 2)
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported that seismicity at the volcano has decreased over the past day, but remains elevated. Strongly elevated surface temperatures have been observed in multiple satellite images over the past 24 hours. ... Read all
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