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

Mon, 17 Aug 2020, 13:15
13:15 PM | 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 and is moving at 25-30 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 13:09 UTC, 17/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200817/1306Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/773

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING EMS

OBS VA DTG: 17/1230Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0155 W07830 - S0200
W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0159 W07832 - S0155
W07830 MOV W 25-30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/1830Z SFC/FL210 S0155 W07831
- S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0200 W07831 -
S0155 W07831

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/0030Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/0630Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA DETECTED ON STLT MOVG APROX 12 NM WNW OF
SUMMIT BEFORE DSIPTNG. PERSISTENT HOTSPOT SEEN
ON SWIR. NO CHG TO WINDS ALOFT FCST THRU T+6 HR.
...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200817/1900Z

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