ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Mount Redoubt has erupted twice so far Thursday morning, sending ash most recently to at least 65,000 feet, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory.
The "major explosive event" occurred at 9:24, the AVO said.
Ash fall is expected between noon and 2 p.m. for the western Kenai Peninsula, including Kenai, Soldotna, Homer and Cooper Landing. An ash fall advisory is in effect for those areas until 4 p.m., and the aviation color code has been raised to red.
Additionally, the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the Drift River Valley, meaning flooding is imminent or occurring.
Battening down the hatches,shutting down critical electronics.
Reports when I can..
maybe even pictures. :)