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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLD OBS IN STLT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tuesday May 19, 2020 21:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 19 May 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 19 May 2020
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 21:13 UTC, 19/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200519/2112Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/497

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLD OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 19/2040Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0153 W07840 - S0200 W07819
- S0201 W07819 - S0202 W07839 - S0153 W07840 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 20/0230Z SFC/FL200 S0150 W07844
- S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0205 W07844 -
S0150 W07844

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 20/0830Z SFC/FL200 S0154
W07844 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0205
W07844 - S0154 W07844

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 20/1430Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLD OBS MOV WNW OF SUMMIT APRX 20 NM.
INTMT VA PUFFS POSS BASED ON RECENT ACTVTY. FL
BASED ON NWP MODEL GDNC WINDS. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200520/0315Z

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