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

Thursday Jun 11, 2020 18:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 11 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 11 Jun 2020
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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 18:20 UTC, 11/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200611/1816Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/564

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. ASH3D.
VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 11/1750Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0156 W07910 - S0156 W07820
- S0202 W07819 - S0222 W07905 - S0156 W07910 MOV
W 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/0000Z SFC/FL220 S0157 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0240 W07941 - S0202 W07945 -
S0157 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/0600Z SFC/FL220 S0157
W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0240 W07942 - S0203
W07946 - S0157 W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1200Z SFC/FL220 S0156
W07821 - S0201 W07818 - S0252 W07945 - S0215
W07949 - S0156 W07821

RMK: EARLIER REMNANT VA TO WNW DSIPTD. CONTG
VA EMS OBS IN VIS AND RGB SAT IMAGERY MOVG
WSW TO AT LEAST 30 NM FM SUMMIT. OBS FL BASED
ON NWP MDLS AND PREV VAA. VA CLD EXP TO CONT
WSW-LY MVMT THRU T+18. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200612/0015Z

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Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020
IGEPN reported that on 9 June a pyroclastic flows traveled over the southern slopes, as can be seen in the webcam screenshot. Lava flows on the south-southeast flank remain active. ... read all

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