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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS CONT to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Friday Sep 18, 2020 15:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 14:50 UTC, 18/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200918/1448Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/901

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS CONT

OBS VA DTG: 18/1420Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0140 W07838 - S0159 W07819
- S0201 W07820 - S0150 W07844 - S0140 W07838 MOV
NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/2030Z SFC/FL220 S0140
W07837 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0150
W07844 - S0140 W07837

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0230Z SFC/FL220 S0139
W07837 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0149
W07844 - S0139 W07837

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0830Z SFC/FL220 S0140
W07837 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0150
W07844 - S0140 W07837

RMK: VA DETECTED ON STLT MOVG NW OF SUMMIT. OCNL
HOTSPOT ON SWIR. NWP MDL WINDS DO NOT AGREE WITH
OBSVD VA MOVMT. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200918/2045Z

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