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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA CLD EMS. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Tuesday Sep 22, 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 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 14:45 UTC, 22/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200922/1443Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/923

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA CLD EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 22/1400Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0200 W07821 - S0202 W07820
- S0216 W07952 - S0201 W08000 - S0200 W07821 MOV
W 25-30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 22/2000Z SFC/FL210 S0155 W07938
- S0159 W07819 - S0202 W07820 - S0216 W07932 -
S0155 W07938

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 23/0200Z SFC/FL210 S0155
W07939 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0216
W07935 - S0155 W07939

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 23/0800Z SFC/FL210 S0145
W07940 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0206
W07939 - S0145 W07940

RMK: VA CLD EXTDS 100 NMI W OF SUMMIT. VONA RPRTS
VA TO 1KM ABV SUMMIT. FL ESTD FM NWP MDLS, WHICH
FCST LTLCG IN WINDS THRU T+18HRS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200922/2045Z

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Monday, Sep 21, 2020
Ash column visible from aircraft (image: @dani100sweet/twitter)
A powerful eruption at 04:20 local time occurred yesterday that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 40,000 ft (12,200 m) altitude and drifted towards the east and west direction. The explosion was a few times stronger than the average size of explosions at the volcano during the previous months. ... read all

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