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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS ONGOING to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Thu, 17 Sep 2020, 16:00
16:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 15:46 UTC, 17/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200917/1543Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/897

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS ONGOING

OBS VA DTG: 17/1510Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0142 W07836 - S0159 W07818
- S0201 W07819 - S0210 W07839 - S0142 W07836 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/2100Z SFC/FL210 S0139
W07840 - S0159 W07818 - S0200 W07820 - S0213
W07844 - S0139 W07840

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/0300Z SFC/FL210 S0138
W07840 - S0200 W07820 - S0200 W07819 - S0216
W07844 - S0138 W07840

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/0900Z SFC/FL210 S0138
W07841 - S0158 W07819 - S0201 W07818 - S0217
W07845 - S0138 W07841

RMK: UPDATED VAA DUE TO VA FANNING OUT TO NW-W-SW
AND SOMEHWAT DENSER PLUME. WINDS ALOFT FCST TO
REMAIN FM E THRU T+18 HR. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200917/2145Z

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