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Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL VA ACT CONTG. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Monday Jan 20, 2020 03:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 20 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 20 Jan 2020
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:

FVXX21 at 03:11 UTC, 20/01/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200120/0310Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/068

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA ACT CONTG.

OBS VA DTG: 20/0250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07819 - S0201 W07819
- S0215 W07844 - S0204 W07846 - S0158 W07819 MOV
SW 25-30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 20/0900Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07819
- S0201 W07819 - S0222 W07844 - S0211 W07851 -
S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 20/1500Z SFC/FL200 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 20/2100Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: PSBL VA ACT SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY. PLUME
LOOKS TO BE A MIXTURE OF VA AND GASES. MODEL
GUIDANCE SHOWS A CONT SW-LY MOV THRU T+6 HRS.
...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200120/0915Z

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