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Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL VA EMS. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Wed, 21 Apr 2021, 15:45
15:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 15:37 UTC, 21/04/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210421/1534Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/339

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 21/1500Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1428 W09053 - N1426 W09052
- N1409 W09057 - N1417 W09108 - N1428 W09053 MOV
SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/2100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 22/0300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/0900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA NOT OBSD DUE TO XTNSV EX CLD CVR. LAST VA
OBSD AT 1230Z BTWN 25 AND 30 NMI SSW OF SUMMIT
BFR DISPG OR OBSCN FM WX CLD CVR. FL ESTD FM NWP
MDLS BASED ON EARLIER VA CLD. ANY VA LKLY TO DISP
BFR T+6. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210421/2130Z

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