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

Wednesday Feb 06, 2019 08:45 AM | 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 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG02 at 08:32 UTC, 06/02/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190206/0830Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: PLANCHON PETEROA 357040
PSN: S3513 W07034

AREA: CHILE-ARGENTINA

SUMMIT ELEV: 13048 FT [3977 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/135

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO WEB
CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 06/0745Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S3510 W07034 - S3525 W06943
- S3544 W06955 - S3513 W07036 - S3510 W07034 MOV
SE 25KT
SFC/FL190 S3432 W06610 - S3446 W06602 -
S3503 W06824 - S3447 W06826 - S3432 W06610 MOV E
30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/1400Z SFC/FL190 S3358 W06511
- S3419 W06457 - S3444 W06701 - S3433 W06716 -
S3358 W06511
SFC/FL170 S3510 W07035 - S3532
W06839 - S3621 W06909 - S3513 W07035 - S3510
W07035

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/2000Z SFC/FL170 S3511
W07037 - S3526 W06805 - S3616 W06827 - S3514
W07037 - S3511 W07037

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0200Z SFC/FL170 S3512
W07035 - S3523 W06732 - S3558 W06743 - S3513
W07035 - S3512 W07035

RMK: VA PLUME MVG SE IS IDENTIFIABLE FM
MULTISPECTRAL STLT IMAGERY UNDER CLEAR SKIES.
WEBCAM SHOWS CONTINUOUS EMISSION OF VA TILL FL170
...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190206/1430Z=

Previous news
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Feb 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Feb 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Monday, Feb 04, 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 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Monday, Feb 04, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 10 kts in SSE direction. ... [more]

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