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Unread 03-26-2009, 01:51 PM
 
Location: Maple Lake, MN
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Originally Posted by HighlandLady View Post
I heard a long, drawn out rumble early this morn, uncertain to what that was.

NOAA:
"
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER..."
AN ASHFALL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM AKDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

MOUNT REDOUBT HAS ERUPTED MULTIPLE TIMES THIS MORNING. THE MOST
SIGNIFICANT ERUPTION OCCURRED AROUND 924 AM WITH A PLUME RISING
TO AT LEAST 65000 FEET. ASH FROM THESE ERUPTIONS WILL TRACK TO
THE KENAI PENINSULA WITH ESTIMATED ARRIVAL OF ASH BETWEEN NOON
AND 2 PM. MINOR ASHFALL IS LIKELY FROM NINILCHIK SOUTHWARD TO THE
SOUTHERN TIP OF THE KENAI PENINSULA...INCLUDING HOMER AND
COMMUNITIES ALONG KACHEMAK BAY. A TRACE TO ONE EIGHT OF AN INCH OF
ASH MAY ACCUMULATE THIS AFTERNOON.

Hope all is well, Deb.
It is good so far, I think most of it will be south of us. They did say we could get trace amounts on this end. Am hoping the winds stay the same. My worst concern is the power going out for an extended time, but that shouldn't be a problem with this one. Have my water jugs filled, bathtub filled, stocked up enough...
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Unread 03-26-2009, 02:06 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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"For airlines and travelers, this latest eruption stands to cause more problems than other recent Redoubt explosions because the plume is on course to stop southbound flights that connect Alaska to the Lower 48."Redoubt ash clouds threaten major air routes: Volcanoes | adn.com

They state that Anchorage may see a wee bit of a dusting. As long as you have the grog, Deb, everything else is gravy
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Unread 03-26-2009, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Bethel, Alaska
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HighlandLady View Post
I heard a long, drawn out rumble early this morn, uncertain to what that was.

NOAA:
"
WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER..."
AN ASHFALL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM AKDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

MOUNT REDOUBT HAS ERUPTED MULTIPLE TIMES THIS MORNING. THE MOST
SIGNIFICANT ERUPTION OCCURRED AROUND 924 AM WITH A PLUME RISING
TO AT LEAST 65000 FEET. ASH FROM THESE ERUPTIONS WILL TRACK TO
THE KENAI PENINSULA WITH ESTIMATED ARRIVAL OF ASH BETWEEN NOON
AND 2 PM. MINOR ASHFALL IS LIKELY FROM NINILCHIK SOUTHWARD TO THE
SOUTHERN TIP OF THE KENAI PENINSULA...INCLUDING HOMER AND
COMMUNITIES ALONG KACHEMAK BAY. A TRACE TO ONE EIGHT OF AN INCH OF
ASH MAY ACCUMULATE THIS AFTERNOON.

Hope all is well, Deb.
That was me, I had gas this morning...
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Unread 03-26-2009, 02:18 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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Originally Posted by warptman View Post
That was me, I had gas this morning...

Last edited by HighlandLady; 03-26-2009 at 02:19 PM.. Reason: Had to...just had to.
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Unread 03-26-2009, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Wasilla, Alaska
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Wwak81 pafc 262014
spsaer

special weather statement
national weather service anchorage ak
1210 pm ast thu mar 26 2009

akz101-270000-
anchorage-
including...anchorage...eagle river...indian...eklutna
1210 pm ast wed mar 26 2009

...no ashfall is expected in anchorage...

low level ash clouds from this morning's eruptions of mount redoubt
are tracking southeastward toward the southwestern kenai
peninsula...where ashfall advisories are in effect through 4 pm
this afternoon. High level ash clouds up above 30000 feet are
headed for anchorage and will affect aviation. However...ash at
these levels typically will not fall to the ground. Therefore...no
ashfall is expected in the anchorage area.
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Unread 03-26-2009, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Nome
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Just wonder if the lahar from this round of eruptions over took the containment tanks down the Drift River. Last set from Sun but go over the berm in spots
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Unread 03-26-2009, 03:14 PM
 
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Just received from our travel Dept:

Quote:
Alaska Airlines has suspended operations both in and out of Anchorage for today. They will assess the situation after daylight tomorrow.
The Anchorage Daily News is reporting that Era has cancelled some flights, but I have not received official word.
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Unread 03-26-2009, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Maple Lake, MN
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My neighbor just called after she got back from Kenai, and said some dark clouds coming this way...guess better go cover the car...
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Unread 03-26-2009, 03:52 PM
 
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ADN is posting a photo from down in Homer of the eruption. Someone finally got a partial glimpse, looks pretty spectacular. Redoubt isn't the only thing about to blow it's top here in Anchorage if these damn clouds don't clear up soon!
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Unread 03-26-2009, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Maple Lake, MN
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Originally Posted by Moose Whisperer View Post
ADN is posting a photo from down in Homer of the eruption. Someone finally got a partial glimpse, looks pretty spectacular. Redoubt isn't the only thing about to blow it's top here in Anchorage if these damn clouds don't clear up soon!

I saw that one from Homer, I was surprised at how white it looked.
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