Cleveland Volcano Eruption Ends

Alaska Volcano Observatory/Dave Schneider)

After a summer of eruptive activity, Mount Cleveland has finally calmed down some.

Today, the Alaska Volcano Observatory downgraded its color code for the Aleutian volcano from “orange” to “yellow.” AVO had detected a lava dome expanding in Cleveland’s crater early this month, but that dome has not shown growth in the past two weeks.

Cleveland has not released any ash clouds, and explosive activity has been limited. However, scientists warn that the volcano could start rumbling again at any time.

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