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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VOLCAT ALERT 2030Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday Jun 17, 2020 21:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 21:03 UTC, 17/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200617/2102Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/585

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VOLCAT ALERT 2030Z

OBS VA DTG: 17/2040Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07820 - S0202 W07819
- S0213 W07852 - S0159 W07853 - S0158 W07820 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/0230Z SFC/FL200 S0145 W07900
- S0158 W07819 - S0202 W07819 - S0210 W07901 -
S0145 W07900

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/0830Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/1430Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLD OBS ABOVE WX CLDS EXT WSW 20 NM FM
SUMMIT. OBS FL EST FM NWP MDLS AND VOLCAT ALERT.
FL MVMT EXP TO BECOME W-LY BY T+6. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200618/0300Z

Previous news
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020
According to IGEPN, the activity at the volcano has been increasing during the past few days associated with increasingly larger ash plumes as can be seen rising from the crater to an altitude of 23,000 ft (7,000 m). An ash plumes is extending about 600 km to the west of the volcano. 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. An ash fall could affect a population of Chimborazo, Cañar, Guayas, Azuay, El Oro, Tungurahua and Cotopaxi. ... read all

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