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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS EM to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Friday Jun 19, 2020 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 06:05 UTC, 19/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200619/0603Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/592

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EM

OBS VA DTG: 19/0540Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0147 W08012 - S0157 W07819
- S0201 W07820 - S0203 W08014 - S0147 W08012 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/1130Z SFC/FL190 S0157 W07819
- S0201 W07817 - S0217 W08046 - S0203 W08047 -
S0157 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/1730Z SFC/FL190 S0157
W07819 - S0201 W07818 - S0229 W08045 - S0213
W08047 - S0157 W07819

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/2330Z SFC/FL190 S0156
W08043 - S0157 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0207
W08044 - S0156 W08043

RMK: VA COULD NOT BE DETECTED IN STLT DUE TO WX
CLD BUT ASSUMED TO BE PRESENT. NWP MODEL GUIDANCE
SUGGESTS LTLCG THRU T+18. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200619/1200Z

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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