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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS CONT to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Wed, 12 Aug 2020, 05:45
05:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 05:29 UTC, 12/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200812/0527Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/755

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS CONT

OBS VA DTG: 12/0500Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07819
- S0220 W07829 - S0216 W07837 - S0159 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/1100Z SFC/FL210 S0159 W07818
- S0221 W07829 - S0216 W07838 - S0159 W07818

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/1700Z SFC/FL210 S0159
W07820 - S0159 W07817 - S0219 W07829 - S0215
W07837 - S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/2300Z NO VA EXP

RMK: OCNL VA PUFFS DETECTED ON STLT MOVG SW OF
SUMMIT. HOTSPOT CONTS ON SWIR. NO CHG FCST IN
NWP MDLS WINDS THRU T+12 HR. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200812/1130Z

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