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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: REMNANT VA/SO2 FM ARND 31/0945Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Saturday Aug 31, 2019 22:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 31 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 31 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 15-20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 22:26 UTC, 31/08/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190831/2225Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/154

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: REMNANT VA/SO2 FM ARND 31/0945Z

OBS VA DTG: 31/2150Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S0219 W08056 - S0228 W08052 -
S0248 W08137 - S0228 W08145 - S0219 W08056 MOV SW
15-20KT SFC/FL190 S0143 W08238 - S0206 W08237
- S0231 W08355 - S0203 W08400 - S0143 W08238 MOV
W 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/0400Z SFC/FL170 NO ASH EXP
SFC/FL190 S0156 W08523 - S0223 W08522 - S0232 W08625 -
S0206 W08629 - S0156 W08523

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 01/1000Z SFC/FL190 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 01/1600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: W EDGE OF VA/SO2 SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY CONTG TO MOV
W AND CURRENTLY 280 NM FM VOLCANO AND DSIPTG. THE E HALF
OF THE VA/SO2 IS MOV WSW HAS ALMOST DSIPTD AND IS VERY
DIFFICULT TO SEE IN RGB/MULTI-SPECTRAL AND NOT SEEN VIS
IMAGERY. VA 165 NM WSW OF SUMMIT. HGT, MOV AND SPEED
BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE AND STLT. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190901/0415Z

Previous news
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 20-25 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 29 Aug 2019
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Aug 26, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Aug 26, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 . ... [more]

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