Level Of Concern Color Code: Akutan Volcano
To more concisely describe our level of concern about possible or ongoing eruptive activity at Akutan volcano, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) is using the following color-coded classification system. Definitions of the colors reflect AVO's interpretations of the behavior of the volcano. Definitions are listed below followed by general descriptions of typical activity associated with each color.
GREEN: Volcano is in its normal "dormant" state.
YELLOW: Volcano is restless.
ORANGE: Explosive (or non-explosive) eruption is possible within a few days.
RED: Major explosive eruption is in progress or expected within 24 hours.