Disclaimer: The NOAA/CIMSS Volcanic Cloud Monitoring website is hosted and populated at the Space Science and
at the University of Wisconsin. While reliability is quite high, outages, including unannounced outages,
will occasionally occur.
Outages may include, but are not limited to, any of the following: website offline, specific sensor
processing to cease, email and/or text message
distribution outages, database outages, computer malfunction, etc. While every effort is made to correct
problems as soon as
they arise, the SSEC is not staffed 24/7. As such, any user implicitly agrees to use the services and data
this website as is with no warranty issued or implied and should be used for informational purposes only.
Any use of this data
for decision making processes is done at the sole risk of the end user.
NOAA's GOES-16 satellite has not been declared operational and its data are preliminary and undergoing testing. Users
assume all risks in using any GOES-16 data for any purpose.