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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY UNDER WX CLDS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Wed, 23 Sep 2020, 11:30
11:30 AM | 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 11:29 UTC, 23/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200923/1126Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/927

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY
UNDER WX CLDS

OBS VA DTG: 23/1100Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0143 W07843 - S0156 W07819
- S0203 W07819 - S0159 W07848 - S0143 W07843 MOV
NW 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 23/1700Z SFC/FL210 S0138 W07850
- S0156 W07819 - S0203 W07819 - S0159 W07857 -
S0138 W07850

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 23/2300Z SFC/FL210 S0143
W07903 - S0157 W07817 - S0205 W07818 - S0208
W07902 - S0143 W07903

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/0500Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA CLDS CONT OBS IN STLT NOW MOVG WNW FM
SUMMIT. LOW CONF WITH VA EXT DUE TO WX CLDS. VA
HGT FM PREV VAA. VA DIR FM STLT/NWP MDLS SHOWS
WNW-LY TO W-LY MOVMT TREND THRU T+12. ...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200923/1730Z

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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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