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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Thursday Jun 11, 2020 06:45 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 15-25 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 06:34 UTC, 11/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200611/0632Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/562

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 11/0610Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0146 W07905 - S0158 W07819
- S0205 W07820 - S0205 W07905 - S0253 W07958 -
S0229 W08007 - S0146 W07905 MOV SW 15-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/1200Z SFC/FL220 S0139 W07904
- S0158 W07819 - S0204 W07819 - S0219 W08011 -
S0148 W08008 - S0139 W07904

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/1800Z SFC/FL220 S0129
W08015 - S0158 W07819 - S0204 W07819 - S0218
W08019 - S0129 W08015

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/0000Z SFC/FL220 S0129
W08016 - S0158 W07820 - S0204 W07820 - S0215
W08022 - S0129 W08016

RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS IN STLT MOV W FM SUMMIT AND
SWEEPING TO THE SW. ASH IS SEEN APPROX 105NMI FM
SUMMIT BFR BECOMG TOO DIFF TO DETECT. NWP MODELS
SUPPORT CONT WESTWARD MVMNT. ...RAMIREZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200611/1230Z

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