Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:

Shishaldin Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 03/1852Z PER PILOT REPORT SUBSEQUENTLY CONFIRMED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Fri, 3 Jan 2020, 19:45
19:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 19:42 UTC, 03/01/20 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20200103/1930Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/004

INFO SOURCE: GOES/PILOT REPORTS

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 03/1852Z PER PILOT REPORT SUBSEQUENTLY
CONFIRMED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.

OBS VA DTG: 03/1930Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 N5423 W16428 - N5147 W16112 - N5130 W15453
- N5323 W15443 - N5417 W15734 - N5529 W16121 - N5423 W16428 MOV
SE 50KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/0130Z SFC/FL240 N5133 W15643 - N5132 W14909
- N5311 W14847 - N5355 W15532 - N5133 W15643.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/0730Z SFC/FL240 N5056 W15057 - N5054
W15044 - N5138 W14120 - N5331 W14213 - N5352 W15038 - N5056
W15057.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/1330Z SFC/FL240 N5044 W14255 - N5248
W13318 - N5540 W13615 - N5309 W14412 - N5044 W14255 - N5044
W14255.

RMK: ESTIMATED ASH TOP TO FL240 PER PILOT REPORT MOVING TO THE SE
AT 50 KT PER SATELLITE IMAGERY.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200104/0130Z

AAWU JAN 2020 AAWU

Previous news

Sat, 14 Dec 2019, 09:51
Ash plume from Shishaldin earlier today (image: Sentinel-2)
A short-lived explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday and produced an ash cloud to 20,000 - 25,000 feet, which drifted to the W-NW, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported. Ash emissions can also be seen on today's satellite image attached. ... Read all
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