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Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: OCNL VA EMS. to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Wed, 12 May 2021, 01:30
01:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 01:15 UTC, 12/05/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210512/0112Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/423

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 12/0030Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N1433 W09117 - N1428 W09052
- N1428 W09052 - N1426 W09053 - N1426 W09119 -
N1433 W09117 MOV W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/0630Z SFC/FL170 N1431 W09124
- N1429 W09053 - N1427 W09053 - N1423 W09124 -
N1431 W09124

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/1230Z SFC/FL170 N1429
W09053 - N1427 W09053 - N1417 W09123 - N1428
W09125 - N1429 W09053

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1830Z NO VA EXP

RMK: LGT VA CLDS OBSD TO 25 NMI W OF SUMMIT. CB
OBSC SUMMIT AND POINTS W AND S INCL PATH OF VA
MOVMT. WEBCAM OBSCD BY WX CLDS. NWP MDLS FCST VA
TO MOV W AT T+6 AND WSW BY T+12. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210512/0715Z

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Fuego volcano
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Fuego volcano eruptions:
1581, 1585, 1586, 1587, 1614, 1617, 1620, 1623, 1629, 1679(?), 1685, 1686, 1689(?), 1699, 1702, 1705, 1706, 1709(?), 1710,1717,1730, 1732, 1737, 1751(?), 1765(?), 1773(?), 1799, 1826, 1829, 1850(?), 1852(?), 1855, 1856, 1857, 1860, 1861(?), 1867(?), 1880, 1896, 1932, 1944, 1949, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1987, 1999, 2002 - ongoing
Typical eruption style
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes and extrusion of viscous lava flows. In near constant activity, at least during the past centuries.

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