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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LGT VA EMS LKLY to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday May 20, 2020 09:00 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 08:56 UTC, 20/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200520/0854Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/499

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: LGT VA EMS LKLY

OBS VA DTG: 20/0830Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07832 - S0159 W07819
- S0202 W07819 - S0204 W07834 - S0158 W07832 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 20/1430Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 20/2030Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/0230Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT DUE TO WX CLD CVR. OBS
BASED ON PREV FCST. NWP MODELS SUPPORT VERY LGT
VA MOVG W FM SUMMIT BLW FL200. ...RAMIREZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200520/1500Z

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