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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS EM to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Saturday Jun 13, 2020 08:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 15-20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 08:10 UTC, 13/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200613/0808Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/572

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EM

OBS VA DTG: 13/0750Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S0550 W08053 - S0622 W08043
- S0734 W08244 - S0638 W08340 - S0550 W08053 MOV
S 5-10KT SFC/FL220 S0158 W07823 - S0205 W07818 -
S0247 W07843 - S0244 W07851 - S0158 W07823 MOV SW
15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/1400Z SFC/FL170 NO ASH
EXPSFC/FL220 S0155 W07822 - S0203 W07815 - S0256
W07907 - S0247 W07919 - S0155 W07822

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/2000Z SFC/FL220 S0155
W07819 - S0204 W07815 - S0258 W07914 - S0245
W07928 - S0155 W07819

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/0200Z SFC/FL220 S0155
W07941 - S0156 W07817 - S0206 W07817 - S0235
W07932 - S0155 W07941

RMK: VA TO FL220 EXT 32 NM SW OF THE SUMMIT AND
IS FCST TO VEER SLIGHTLY THRU T+12. REMNANT VA TO
FL170 PERSISTS ALONG AND OFF THE PERUVIAN COAST.
...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200613/1415Z

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Pyroclastic current and ash emissions from Sangay volcano on 11 June (image: IGEPN)
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. ... [more]

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