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

Friday Jun 12, 2020 12:45 PM | 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 20-25 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 12:40 UTC, 12/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200612/1238Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/568

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 12/1220Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0155 W07821 - S0204 W07815
- S0416 W08013 - S0415 W08229 - S0309 W08232 -
S0259 W08103 - S0236 W08000 - S0155 W07821 MOV SW
20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/1830Z SFC/FL220 S0155 W07823
- S0204 W07813 - S0417 W08011 - S0512 W08407 -
S0339 W08432 - S0307 W08123 - S0155 W07823

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/0030Z SFC/FL220 S0154
W07823 - S0204 W07812 - S0422 W08007 - S0526
W08413 - S0350 W08425 - S0323 W08119 - S0154
W07823

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/0630Z SFC/FL220 S0155
W07824 - S0203 W07808 - S0433 W07959 - S0547
W08422 - S0410 W08431 - S0337 W08121 - S0155
W07824

RMK: CONTUS VA EMS OBS IN SAT IMAGERY. VA CLDS
EXT AT LEAST 275 NM SW OF SUMMIT. OBS FL BASED ON
NWP MDLS AND CONTINUITY. CONTD SW-LY MVMT EXP
THRU T+18. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200612/1845Z

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Friday, Jun 12, 2020
IGEPN recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which rose approx. 9,100 ft (2,800 m) above the summit and drifted SW. It produced pyroclastic flows that traveled over the southern slopes and accumulate a material on the flanks of the volcano which can cause formation of lahars. Ashfall was reported in several areas downwind including Guayaquil, Guamote, Chunchi, Riobamba, Guaranda, Chimbo, Echandía and Chillanes. ... read all

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