Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:
Shishaldin Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: 202001190900Z ERUPTION to 20000 ft (6100 m)
Sunday Jan 19, 2020 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 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVAK21 at 17:26 UTC, 19/01/20 from PAWU
VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360
PSN: N5445 W16358
AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/018
INFO SOURCE: GOES-17
AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: 202001190900Z ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 19/1717Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5504 W16420 - N5549 W16124 - N5355 W16023
- N5437 W16426 - N5504 W16420 MOV E 20KT.
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/2317Z SFC/FL200 N5520 W16444 - N5554 W15946
- N5320 W15727 - N5425 W16416 - N5520 W16444.
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 20/0517Z SFC/FL200 N5508 W16402 - N5623
W15837 - N5309 W15405 - N5403 W16331 - N5445 W16445 - N5508
W16402 - N5508 W16402.
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 20/1117Z NO VA EXP.
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW.
VA HAS BEEN OBSERVED AT OR ABOVE WEATHER CLOUDS AT TIMES. WEATHER
CLOUDS TOPS ESTIMATED AT FL160 TO FL180.
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200119/2317Z
DH JAN 2020 AAWU
Shishaldin Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS LOW-LVL ERUPTION SINCE 20200119/0900Z. to 20000 ft (6100 m)
Sunday, Jan 19, 2020
Saturday, Jan 18, 2020
Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020
Shishaldin volcano (Aleutian Islands, Alaska) activity update: Ash to ~8km (27,000ft), alert raised to Red/Warning
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
AVO has raised the volcano to Aviation Color Code Red and Alert Level Warning, with intensified ash emissions, producing the highest ash plume of the current eruption which began last July. This is the first time Shishaldin has been on Red since its last significant eruption in 1999. [more]