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Redoubt volcano remains restless

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2009

As of 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Mount Redoubt remained on watch status, with an aviation alert level of orange, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory.

AVO scientists report seismic data indicating episodic rock falls and small earthquakes, likely associated with continued slow growth of the lava dome in the summit crater.

Additional explosive events are possible with little or no warning. These could result in ash emission, tephra fallout, and lahar and flood inundation in the Drift River Valley.

For more information, visit www.peninsulaclarion.com and look for the AVO link.



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