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Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONT VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Thu, 1 Oct 2020, 10:45
10:45 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 and is moving at 20-25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 10:35 UTC, 01/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201001/1029Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/960

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT.

OBS VA DTG: 01/1000Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0153 W07849 - S0159 W07820
- S0202 W07821 - S0205 W07847 - S0153 W07849 MOV
W 15-20KT SFC/FL230 S0204 W07954 - S0211 W07953 -
S0213 W08006 - S0205 W08007 - S0204 W07954 MOV W
20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/1600Z SFC/FL200 S0152 W07902
- S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07820 - S0207 W07902 -
S0152 W07902 SFC/FL230 NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 01/2200Z SFC/FL200 S0150
W07902 - S0158 W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0207
W07902 - S0150 W07902

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/0400Z SFC/FL200 S0149
W07903 - S0158 W07818 - S0202 W07819 - S0207
W07903 - S0149 W07903

RMK: CONT VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY TO FL200
MOV W AND EXTDG 20 NM FM SUMMIT. W-LY MOV THRU
T+18 IS FCST TO CONT. HIGHER VA TO FL230 IS CONT
TO DSIPT IN SAT IMAGERY AND EXP TO BE GONE BY T+6 HRS.
...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201001/1630Z

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