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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS CONT to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 16:30
16:30 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:

FVXX21 at 16:23 UTC, 18/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200818/1619Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/778

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS CONT

OBS VA DTG: 18/1550Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07819
- S0204 W07834 - S0201 W07834 - S0200 W07819 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/2200Z SFC/FL200 S0159 W07819
- S0200 W07819 - S0205 W07833 - S0201 W07834 -
S0159 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0400Z SFC/FL200 S0159
W07819 - S0200 W07819 - S0205 W07832 - S0201
W07834 - S0159 W07819

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1000Z NO VA EXP

RMK: INTMT VA PUFFS DETECTED ON STLT MOVG WSW OF
SUMMIT APROX 15 NM BEFORE DSIPTNG. PERSISTENT
HOTSPOT ON SWIR. NWP WINDS DO NOT AGREE WITH VA
DIR AND VONA RPRT. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200818/2215Z

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