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Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Friday May 01, 2020 21:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  1 May 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 1 May 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 21:43 UTC, 01/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200501/2140Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/446

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 01/2110Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0156 W07837 - S0158 W07819
- S0202 W07818 - S0207 W07837 - S0156 W07837 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 02/0300Z SFC/FL190 S0154 W07842
- S0158 W07817 - S0204 W07817 - S0210 W07841 -
S0154 W07842

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/0900Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/1500Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: PSBL VA CLDS OBS IN STLT. LOW CONF WITH VA
EXT W FM SUMMIT DUE TO WX CLDS. VA HGT/DIR FM
STLT AND NWP MDLS SHOWS W-LY MOVMT THRU T+6.
...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200502/0345Z

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