Alaska's Redoubt volcano erupts yet again

Anchorage Daily NewsApril 4, 2009 

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Redoubt volcano erupted again just before 6 a.m. local time with a "significant explosive event" that sent as 50,000 feet into the atmosphere, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports.

An ashfall alert has been issued until 10 a.m. for the western Kenai Peninsula, with minor ashfall from Ninilchik south, said the National Weather Service.

A flash flood warning was also issued for the Drift River, which flows from the mountain.

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