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Nevado del Ruiz volcano
stratovolcano 5321 m / 17,457 ft
Colombia, 4.9°N / -75.32°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Nevado del Ruiz volcano eruptions:
2015-16 (ongoing), 2014-15, 2012-13, 1994 (?), 1985-91, 1984-85, 1916, 1845, 1833?, 1831, 1829, 1828, 1826(?), 1805, 1623, 1595, 1570, 1541(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: MWO RPTS VA EM to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Wed, 8 Apr 2020, 02:45
02:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 02:34 UTC, 08/04/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200408/0232Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/077

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. BOGOTA MWO. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: MWO RPTS VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 08/0210Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N0459 W07528 - N0454 W07519
- N0453 W07519 - N0453 W07529 - N0459 W07528 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/0800Z SFC/FL220 N0458 W07528
- N0454 W07519 - N0453 W07519 - N0451 W07529 -
N0458 W07528

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/1400Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/2000Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: MWO RPTS VA EM TO FL220 MOV W FM SUMMIT
WHICH DOES NOT MATCH WELL WITH NWP WINDS. VA NOT
OBS IN SAT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLDS. FCST W-LY
WINDS THRU T+6 WITH LOWER CONFIDENCE. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200408/0830Z

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