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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA EMS MOVG MULT DIRS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Mon, 24 Aug 2020, 12:45
12:45 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 and is moving at 10-15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 12:38 UTC, 24/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200824/1235Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/795

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EMS MOVG MULT DIRS.

OBS VA DTG: 24/1210Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0200 W07819 - S0216 W07809
- S0219 W07817 - S0205 W07821 - S0200 W07819 MOV
SE 5-10KT SFC/FL220 S0158 W07820 - S0205 W07828 -
S0240 W08008 - S0214 W07926 - S0158 W07820 MOV W
10-15KT SFC/FL240 S0159 W07821 - S0201 W07819 -
S0238 W07837 - S0231 W07854 - S0159 W07821 MOV SW
5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 24/1800Z SFC/FL200 NO VA
EXPSFC/FL220 S0158 W07819 - S0202 W07820 - S0235
W07952 - S0220 W07951 - S0158 W07819 SFC/FL240
S0159 W07822 - S0201 W07820 - S0250 W07843 -
S0242 W07902 - S0159 W07822

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 25/0000Z SFC/FL220 S0159
W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0240 W07857 - S0226
W07907 - S0159 W07820 SFC/FL240 NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 25/0600Z SFC/FL220 S0201
W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0244 W07858 - S0232
W07910 - S0201 W07820

RMK: VA OBSD EXTD SSE BT 18 NMI, SW 38 NMI, AND
WSW 115 NMI. VA TO WSW IS LGT. CONFDC IN FL FOR
SSE MOVG VAA VERY LOW. NWP MDL GUIDANCE FCSTS
LTLCG IN WINDS THRU T+18HRS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200824/1830Z

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