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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONT LGT VA EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Wednesday Mar 18, 2020 14:30 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 and is moving at 5 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 14:22 UTC, 18/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200318/1420Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/300

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT LGT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 18/1350Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0152 W07759 - S0213 W07803
- S0159 W07819 - S0152 W07759 MOV E 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/2000Z SFC/FL210 S0152 W07751
- S0219 W07757 - S0159 W07820 - S0152 W07751

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0200Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0800Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONT LGT VA EMS OBS MOV E IN STLT IMAGERY.
WINDS ARE LGT AND VARIABLE HOWEVER VA FCST TO CONT
E MOV THRU T+6HRS. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200318/2015Z

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