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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS CONT to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Fri, 9 Oct 2020, 11:00
11:00 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 10:47 UTC, 09/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201009/1044Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/990

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS CONT

OBS VA DTG: 09/1010Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0159 W07819 - S0200 W07820
- S0207 W07832 - S0202 W07835 - S0159 W07819 MOV
SW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/1600Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07819
- S0200 W07820 - S0207 W07832 - S0202 W07835 -
S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/2200Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/0400Z NO VA EXP

RMK: LGT VA PLUME DETECTED ON STLT MOVG SW OF
SUMMIT. PERSISTENT HOTSPOT SEEN ON SWIR. FCST MDL
WINDS TO REMAIN THE SAME THRU T+6 HR. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201009/1645Z

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