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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)
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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.
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Volcano news: Poás volcano, Costa Rica

Poas volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS RPRT OVSICORI-UNA

Mon, 30 Oct 2017, 21:45
21:45 PM |
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 30 Oct 2017
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 30 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX23 at 21:35 UTC, 30/10/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171030/2128Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: POAS 345040
PSN: N1011 W08413

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 8884 FT [2708 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/075

INFO SOURCE: NON-OPERATIONAL GOES-16. NWP MODELS.
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA. OVSICORI-UNA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS RPRT OVSICORI-UNA

OBS VA DTG: 30/2100Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N1012 W08414 - N1011 W08413
- N1007 W08417 - N1011 W08419 - N1012 W08414 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 31/0300Z SFC/FL100 N1012 W08413
- N1011 W08413 - N1007 W08417 - N1011 W08419 -
N1012 W08413

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 31/0900Z SFC/FL100 N1012
W08414 - N1011 W08413 - N1008 W08419 - N1012
W08419 - N1012 W08414

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 31/1500Z SFC/FL100 N1012
W08419 - N1012 W08413 - N1011 W08413 - N1009
W08419 - N1012 W08419

RMK: VA FIRST SEEN ON WEB CAM AND RPRT FR
OVSICORI INDICATING VA TO 200 METERS ABOVE
SUMMIT. VA SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY MOV TWD THE SW.
NWP MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A GRADUAL W-WARD MOV
THROUGH T+18 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20171031/0330Z

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