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

Thursday Sep 17, 2020 07:00 AM | 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:

FVXX20 at 06:50 UTC, 17/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200917/0649Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/895

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 17/0620Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0126 W07838 - S0159 W07819
- S0201 W07821 - S0135 W07856 - S0126 W07838 MOV
NW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/1230Z SFC/FL200 S0129 W07844
- S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07821 - S0137 W07859 -
S0129 W07844

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/1830Z SFC/FL200 S0134
W07854 - S0159 W07819 - S0202 W07821 - S0146
W07904 - S0134 W07854

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/0030Z SFC/FL200 S0145
W07904 - S0158 W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0158
W07908 - S0145 W07904

RMK: VA OBS IN SAT EXT UP TO 40 NM NW OF SUMMIT.
NWP MDLS INDICATE LGT FL WINDS THRU T+18 WHICH
LOWER CONFIDENCE IN FCST OF FL MVMT BACKING TO W.
...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200917/1245Z

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