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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA DETECTED IN STLT to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday Sep 16, 2020 13:00 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 5 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 12:56 UTC, 16/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200916/1254Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/892

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA DETECTED IN STLT

OBS VA DTG: 16/1230Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0140 W07757 - S0154 W07802
- S0156 W07815 - S0207 W07817 - S0207 W07822 -
S0158 W07825 - S0155 W07826 - S0140 W07757 MOV S
5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1830Z SFC/FL200 S0153 W07823
- S0159 W07814 - S0216 W07826 - S0204 W07840 -
S0153 W07823

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0030Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0630Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA FANNING OUT SLOWLY IN MANY DIRECTIONS.
NWP MODEL WNDS DO NOT AGREE WITH OBS MOTION. LOW
CONFIDENCE IN HGT AND T+6 FCST. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200916/1900Z

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