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Planchón-Peteroa Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sun, 6 Jan 2019, 09:30
09:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG02 at 09:26 UTC, 06/01/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190106/0930Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: PLANCHON PETEROA 357040
PSN: S3514 W07034

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 13474 FT [4107 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/023

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS WINDS.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 06/0845Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S3514 W07032 - S3606 W06936
- S3625 W06857 - S3646 W06917 - S3620 W06948 -
S3514 W07032 MOV SE 25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/1500Z SFC/FL150 S3513 W07034
- S3600 W06934 - S3617 W06842 - S3641 W06905 -
S3612 W06944 - S3513 W07034

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/2100Z SFC/FL150 S3513
W07035 - S3549 W06934 - S3600 W06833 - S3630
W06852 - S3608 W06940 - S3513 W07035

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0300Z SFC/FL150 S3513
W07034 - S3538 W06940 - S3550 W06825 - S3623
W06840 - S3557 W06940 - S3513 W07034

RMK: VA PLUME MOV SE TL FL150 DETECTED IN STLT
IMAGERY UNDER CLEAR SKIES. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190106/1530Z=

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