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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LKLY CONTG INTMT VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 05:00
05:00 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:

FVXX21 at 04:44 UTC, 18/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200818/0440Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/776

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: LKLY CONTG INTMT VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 18/0410Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0202 W07820 - S0204 W07819
- S0217 W07832 - S0209 W07840 - S0202 W07820 MOV
SW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/1000Z SFC/FL190 S0203 W07820
- S0204 W07817 - S0220 W07840 - S0210 W07846 -
S0203 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/1600Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/2200Z NO VA EXP

RMK: WX CLDS OBSC SUMMIT ON STLT. HOTSPOT WITH
PSBL VA CLD OBSD DURING 1 BRK IN WX CLD CVR. LAST
CERTAIN VA CLD OBSD ARND 0200Z MOVG SW. NWP MDLS
FCST LTLCG IN VA MOVMT THRU T+6HRS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200818/1045Z

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