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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTG CONS VA EMS. to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Saturday Jun 13, 2020 20:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15-20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 20:11 UTC, 13/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200613/2009Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/574

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG CONS VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 13/1950Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 S0157 W07820 - S0202 W07818
- S0212 W07823 - S0247 W07940 - S0220 W07946 -
S0157 W07820 MOV W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/0200Z SFC/FL230 S0158 W07819
- S0202 W07817 - S0246 W07940 - S0213 W07946 -
S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/0800Z SFC/FL230 S0150
W07943 - S0158 W07820 - S0204 W07818 - S0225
W07944 - S0150 W07943

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/1400Z SFC/FL230 S0149
W07940 - S0158 W07820 - S0205 W07818 - S0226
W07943 - S0149 W07940

RMK: VA CLD OBS REACHING 85NM WSW FM SUMMIT BEFR
DSIPTG. VA EMS CONT AT SUMMIT MOV WSW-LY. FL MVMT
EXP TO BECOME MORE W-LY THRU T+18. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200614/0215Z

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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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