Alaska Volcano Mount Redoubt Erupts 4 Times

March 23, 2009

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (ChattahBox) РMount Redoubt volcano in Alaska has begun erupting according to Geologists at the Alaska Volcano Observatory. The volcano erupted four times late Sunday and early Monday, with the largest eruption  sending an ash plume an estimated 50,000 feet into the air. The first explosion occurred at 10:38 p.m., a second at 11:02 p.m., a third at 12:14 a.m. and the most recent event at 1:39 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued an ash fall advisory for the cities of Talkeetna, Willow and Cantwell, effective until 4 a.m. Monday. Predictions before the most recent eruption called for light ash fall and to miss Anchorage, but things can change rapidly. A flash flood warning has been issued for the Drift River near Mount Redoubt.


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