Kilauea Daily Update issued Jul 16, 2014 08:06 Volcano Alert Level WATCH - Aviation Color Code ORANGE

Activity Summary: Kīlauea continued to erupt at its summit and within the East Rift Zone, and gas emissions remained elevated. Deflation at the summit switched to inflation, and the falling lava lake level within the Overlook crater began to rise 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 and northeast.

Recent Summit Observations: The summit deflated until about 8 PM last night, when it began to rapidly inflate. The lava lake, which had reached a low …

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