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Planchón-Peteroa Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Thursday Jan 03, 2019 20:45 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAG02 at 20:31 UTC, 03/01/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190103/2030Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: PLANCHON PETEROA 357040
PSN: S3514 W07034

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 13474 FT [4107 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/012

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 03/1930Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S3511 W07034 - S3516 W06956
- S3523 W06956 - S3514 W07034 - S3511 W07034 MOV
SE 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/0130Z SFC/FL170 S3509 W07021
- S3517 W06926 - S3535 W06928 - S3516 W07033 -
S3510 W07034 - S3509 W07021

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/0730Z SFC/FL170 S3510
W07034 - S3530 W06908 - S3547 W06919 - S3519
W07031 - S3510 W07034

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/1330Z SFC/FL170 S3511
W07036 - S3530 W06857 - S3552 W06910 - S3521
W07032 - S3511 W07036

RMK: WINDS ARE VEERING AND MAKING THE ASH TO MOVE
FROM E TO SE OF THE VOLCANO. WEBCAM STILL REVEALS
CONTINUOUS EMISSION OF VA UNDER CLEAR SKIES. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190104/0230Z=

Previous news
Thursday, Jan 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 . ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Ash just visible in background in this grab from the Sernageomin webcam. Credit: Sernageomin.
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018
Eruptive activity recently increased and for the last few days ash emissions to around 5km (16,000ft) have apparently been non-stop according to reports from the Buenos Aires VAAC. [more]
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2018
A few hours ago a new small explosive eruption began with ash emissions to 14,000ft. This is the first eruption since 2011, though a high state of unrest has been often maintained since then. The alert level remains at Yellow. [more]
Monday, Jul 31, 2017
The alert level of the volcano had been raised to yellow on 10 July, following an observed increase in seismic activity since 8 July. [more]

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