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Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL CONTG VA EM to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday May 20, 2020 20:45 PM | 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 20:40 UTC, 20/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200520/2038Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/501

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL CONTG VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 20/2020Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0155 W07831 - S0158 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0206 W07833 - S0155 W07831 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/0230Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/0830Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/1430Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: PSBL VA CLD OBS IN SAT FANNING OUT TO W FM
SUMMIT. WX CLDS MAKE VA DFCLT TO DISCERN
RESULTING IN LOW CONF IN VA EXTENT. FL BASED ON
NWP MDLS AND PREV VAA. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200521/0245Z

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