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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT. to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Saturday Mar 21, 2020 21:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 21 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 21 Mar 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 21:28 UTC, 21/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200321/2125Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/314

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT.

OBS VA DTG: 21/2100Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0153 W07737 - S0210 W07738
- S0202 W07820 - S0158 W07820 - S0153 W07737 MOV
E 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 22/0300Z SFC/FL220 S0150 W07718
- S0208 W07718 - S0203 W07821 - S0158 W07819 -
S0150 W07718

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 22/0900Z SFC/FL220 S0149
W07717 - S0208 W07717 - S0203 W07820 - S0158
W07820 - S0149 W07717

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/1500Z SFC/FL220 S0143
W07716 - S0206 W07717 - S0202 W07820 - S0158
W07820 - S0143 W07716

RMK: VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT WITH BRIGHT SIGNATURE MOV
E AND EXTDG 25 NM FM SUMMIT. MULTIPLE VOLCAT
ALERTS. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS AN E-LY MOV THRU
T+18 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200322/0330Z

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