Kilauea Daily Update issued Jul 15, 2014 08:34 Volcano Alert Level WATCH - Aviation Color Code ORANGE

Activity Summary: Kīlauea continued to erupt at its summit and within the East Rift Zone. Inflation at the summit switched to deflation, and the lava lake level within the Overlook crater dropped in response. At the middle East Rift Zone, lava flows continued to erupt from the northeast flank of Puʻu ʻŌʻō cone, spreading to the north. Gas emissions remained elevated.

Recent Summit Observations: The summit inflated until late last night, when deflation started. The lava lake level began to drop with the onset of deflation, reaching an estimated 50 …

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