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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT. to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Thursday Jun 04, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  4 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 4 Jun 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 20:52 UTC, 04/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200604/2051Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/536

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 04/2020Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S0200 W07819 - S0205 W07810
- S0210 W07816 - S0201 W07820 - S0200 W07819 MOV
SE 10-15KT SFC/FL200 S0155 W07837 - S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0204 W07837 - S0155 W07837 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 05/0230Z SFC/FL180 NO ASH
EXPSFC/FL200 S0154 W07839 - S0200 W07820 - S0201
W07819 - S0205 W07839 - S0154 W07839

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/0830Z SFC/FL200 S0153
W07840 - S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0205
W07840 - S0153 W07840

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/1430Z SFC/FL200 S0153
W07840 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0206
W07840 - S0153 W07840

RMK: LGT REMNANT VA OBS MOV SW OF SUMMIT APRX 15
NM PRIOR TO DSIPTG. NEW VA CLD OBS MOV W OF
SUMMIT APRX 15-20 NM PRIOR TO DSIPTG. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200605/0245Z

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