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

Thu, 18 Aug 2022, 23:45
23:45 PM | 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:

FVXX24 at 23:31 UTC, 18/08/22 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220818/2328Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2022/840

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS POSSIBLE

OBS VA DTG: 18/2250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0143 W07925 - S0201 W07820
- S0202 W07821 - S0154 W07928 - S0143 W07925 MOV
W 25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/0500Z SFC/FL200 S0150 W07923
- S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07820 - S0205 W07923 -
S0150 W07923

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/1100Z SFC/FL200 S0152
W07922 - S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07818 - S0206
W07923 - S0152 W07922

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1700Z SFC/FL200 S0149
W07921 - S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07817 - S0205
W07920 - S0149 W07921

RMK: POSSIBLE VA EM MIXED IN WITH CLD CVR SEEN ON
STLT IMAGERY MOVG APPROX 70 NMI WNW FM SUMMIT. VA
DIFFICULT TO SEE. VA FL AND FRCST BASED ON
IMAGERY AND NWP MODELS. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20220819/0530Z

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Sangay volcano
Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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