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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS VA EM to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Sunday May 12, 2019 17:45 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:

FVXX21 at 17:32 UTC, 12/05/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190512/1730Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY
352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/016

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 12/1710Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210
S0153 W07905 - S0159 W07819
- S0202 W07819 - S0209 W07904 - S0153
W07905 MOV
W 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/2300Z SFC/FL210 S0147 W07905
-
S0159 W07819 - S0203 W07819 - S0200 W07905 -
S0147 W07905

FCST VA CLD
+12HR: 13/0500Z SFC/FL210 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/1100Z NO
ASH EXP

RMK: POSS VA EM MOV W AND EXTND TO APRX 45 NM
FROM SUMMIT. VA
NOT DETECTABLE IN STLT
DUE TO DENS MET CLOUDS. VA DIR BASED ON
MODEL
DATA AND RECENT VA ACT. ...VELASCO

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED
BY 20190512/2330Z

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