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Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS LIKELY to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Thu, 13 May 2021, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 00:02 UTC, 13/05/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210513/0000Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/427

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS LIKELY

OBS VA DTG: 12/2310Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1427 W09053 - N1427 W09053
- N1422 W09059 - N1425 W09102 - N1427 W09053 MOV
SW 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/0500Z SFC/FL150 N1427 W09053
- N1427 W09053 - N1421 W09058 - N1426 W09102 -
N1427 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/1100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/1700Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EM NOT SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY DUE TO CLD
CVR. HOWEVER, VA STILL EXPCD IN THE AREA. VA
HEIGHT AND FRCST BASED ON IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE. LTLCG TRHU T+6 HRS. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210513/0600Z

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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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