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Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS EM to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday Sep 16, 2020 19:00 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 5-10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 18:56 UTC, 16/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200916/1854Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/893

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EM

OBS VA DTG: 16/1830Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0155 W07815 - S0235 W07811
- S0238 W07822 - S0205 W07824 - S0155 W07832 -
S0155 W07815 MOV S 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/0030Z SFC/FL200 S0154 W07830
- S0159 W07814 - S0301 W07809 - S0303 W07842 -
S0154 W07830

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0630Z SFC/FL200 S0152
W07846 - S0152 W07832 - S0154 W07814 - S0220
W07813 - S0208 W07852 - S0152 W07846

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/1230Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EXISTS IN THE VICINITY OF THE SUMMIT BUT
ALSO EXT 34 NM S OF THE SUMMIT. LTLCG EXP OVR NXT
6 HRS BUT EM SHOULD MOV TOWARD THE W BY T+12
BASED ON NWP MODEL GUIDANCE. LOWER THAN NORMAL
CONFIDENCE GIVEN LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200917/0100Z

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