A satellite image taken Friday by the NASA Earth Observatory MODIS Rapid Response System shows an ash cloud above Augustine Volcano and heading over water. The National Weather Service, in a notice to mariners, warned of "floating rafts of pumice."
A plume of hot steam bellows from Augustine Volcano, about 75 miles west of Homer, Alaska, Jan.4, 2006. The unrest of the volcano continues with seismicity rates increasing, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory.
Oblique image of Augustine Volcano, Dec. 21, 2005, showing the 1986 pyroclastic flow deposits, West Island, which was created by an avalanche less than 350 years ago, and Burr Point, created by an avalanche in 1883.
Volcanologists Game McGimsey, left, Michael Doukas, center, and research geophysicist Rick Wessels discuss the current status of Augustine Volcano at the Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage January 12, 2006.
Paul Venturini, a clerk at the Northern Lights Schuck's Auto Parts store, stocks air filters Wednesday afternoon, 1/11/2006. Store manager Max Harris said that people were waiting to buy filters when the store opened Wednesday morning.
A plume of hot steam bellows from Augustine Volcano about 75 miles west of Homer, Alaska, Jan. 5, 2006. The unrest of the volcano continues with seismicity rates increasing according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory but there are no indications that the volcano is building toward and eruption anytime soon. (AP Photo/Homer Tribune, Carey James)