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

Friday May 15, 2020 21:30 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 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 21:28 UTC, 15/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200515/2126Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/490

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT LGT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 15/2050Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0159 W07819 - S0223 W07846
- S0206 W07857 - S0159 W07819 MOV SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/0300Z SFC/FL210 S0159 W07820
- S0223 W07846 - S0205 W07858 - S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/0900Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/1500Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONT LGT VA EMS OBS MOV SW FM SUMMIT. VA
FCST TO CONT SW MOV THRU T+6HRS BEFORE DISP.
...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200516/0330Z

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