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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM LIKELY to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sunday Mar 15, 2020 20:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 15 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 15 Mar 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 19:55 UTC, 15/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200315/1952Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/293

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM LIKELY

OBS VA DTG: 15/1920Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0137 W07850 - S0203 W07822
- S0151 W07900 - S0137 W07850 MOV NW 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/0130Z SFC/FL190 S0135 W07849
- S0159 W07822 - S0203 W07822 - S0152 W07900 -
S0135 W07849

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/0730Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/1330Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM NOT SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY DUE TO CLD
COVER. HOWEVER VA STILL EXPCD IN THE AREA. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200316/0145Z

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