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Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA OBS IN STLT. to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Sunday May 10, 2020 22:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 10 May 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 10 May 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:

FVXX20 at 22:00 UTC, 10/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200510/2158Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/473

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 10/2120Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0152 W07947 - S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0213 W07946 - S0152 W07947 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/0330Z SFC/FL220 S0152 W07947
- S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07819 - S0214 W07949 -
S0152 W07947

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/0930Z SFC/FL220 S0159
W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0220 W07949 - S0159
W07949 - S0159 W07819

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/1530Z SFC/FL220 S0159
W07949 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0220
W07949 - S0159 W07949

RMK: CONS VA CLDS OBS MOV W AND SW OF SUMMIT APRX
95 NM PRIOR TO DSIPTG NEARING SEGU AIRPORT. FL
BASED ON NWP MODEL GDNC WINDS TURNING TO WSW THRU
T+12HR. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200511/0400Z

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