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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sunday May 17, 2020 07:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 06:45 UTC, 17/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200517/0642Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/495

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT.

OBS VA DTG: 17/0620Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0200 W07850 - S0208 W07847
- S0213 W07936 - S0205 W07938 - S0200 W07850 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/1230Z SFC/FL200 S0159 W07820
- S0202 W07819 - S0214 W07930 - S0202 W07931 -
S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/1830Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/0030Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: PSBL VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT MOV WSW FM SUMMIT.
VA MAY EXTD BACK TO THE SUMMIT BUT WX CLDS OBSC THE
VIEW. MODEL GUIDANCE CONT TO SHOW WSW-LY MOV THRU
T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200517/1245Z

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