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Poas volcano
Stratovolcano 2708 m (8,884 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.2°N / -84.23°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Poas volcano eruptions:
1828, 1834, 1838(?), 1860, 1879(?), 1880, 1888-91, 1895, 1898-1907, 1910, 1910, 1914, 1914-15, 1925, 1929, 1941-46, 1948-51, 1952-57, 1958-61, 1963, 1964-65, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1976, 1977, 1977-78, 1978, 1979-80, 1980, 1981, 1987-90, 1991, 1992, 1992-93, 1994, 1996, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Typical eruption style:
Phreatic eruptions, sometimes geyser-like ejections of water from the acid crater lake.

Volcano news: Poás volcano, Costa Rica

Poas volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: RPRT OF EARLIER EMS

Sun, 11 Jun 2017, 23:30
23:30 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX23 at 23:27 UTC, 11/06/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170611/2323Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POAS
345040
PSN: N1011 W08413

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 8884 FT [2708
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/038

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS.
OVSICORI-UNA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: RPRT OF EARLIER EMS

OBS VA DTG:
11/2245Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS
SFC/FL100 090/10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/0500Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR:
12/1100Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1700Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. RPRT OF
EARLIER EMS. VA
NOT OBS IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLDS. ...FISHER

NXT
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170612/0530Z

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Fri, 26 May 2017, 12:05
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