(AP) -- Alaska's Mount Redoubt is continuing its volcanic explosions, the latest sending an ash cloud 32,000 feet above sea level.
The two new eruptions occurred less than an hour apart late Thursday and early Friday.
The National Weather Service is warning about possible light ash falls in Anchorage, 100 miles to the northeast.
Alaska Airlines has said it would assess the ash situation Friday morning before deciding whether to resume flights at Anchorage. The ash can damage airplane engines.
Since the series of eruptions began Sunday night, the volcano has had several bursts. One earlier in the day Thursday sent ash 65,000 feet high. The last time the volcano had erupted was during a four-month period in 1989-90.
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