892  
WWAK82 PAFC 200452  
SPSALU  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
752 PM AKST SUN JAN 19 2020  
 
AKZ181-200845-  
ALASKA PENINSULA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COLD BAY AND SAND POINT  
752 PM AKST SUN JAN 19 2020  
 
...TRACE OR DUSTING OF ASHFALL FROM SHISHALDIN VOLCANO POSSIBLE  
FOR FALSE PASS AND VICINITY...  
 
AS OF 745 PM AKST, SATELLITE IMAGERY AND PILOT REPORTS INDICATE  
THAT SHISHALDIN VOLCANO, 45 NM SOUTHWEST OF COLD BAY, CONTINUES TO  
ERUPT. AN ASH PLUME IS TRACKING EAST-SOUTHEAST FROM THE VOLCANO.  
THIS MAY LEAD TO A TRACE OR DUSTING OF ASHFALL FOR FALSE PASS AND  
NEARBY AREAS OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.  
 
ASH IS AN EYE AND RESPIRATORY IRRITANT AND IS ABRASIVE. THOSE WITH  
RESPIRATORY SENSITIVITIES SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO MINIMIZE  
EXPOSURE. PROTECT ELECTRONICS AND COVER AIR INTAKES IF ASHFALL IS  
EXPECTED OR CONFIRMED. REMOVE ASH FROM SURFACES WITH WATER IF  
POSSIBLE TO PREVENT EXCESSIVE ACCUMULATION.  
 

 
 
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