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

Tuesday Jan 28, 2020 02:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 28 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 28 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 and is moving at 20-25 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 02:05 UTC, 28/01/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200128/0203Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/102

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 28/0151Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07820 - S0238 W07902
- S0226 W07911 - S0158 W07820 MOV SW 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/0800Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07819
- S0234 W07905 - S0220 W07914 - S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/1400Z SFC/FL200 S0158
W07820 - S0228 W07909 - S0214 W07915 - S0158
W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/2000Z SFC/FL200 S0159
W07819 - S0221 W07912 - S0209 W07916 - S0159
W07819

RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV SW FM SUMMIT. NWP MDLS
SHOW CONT MOV SW-W-LY MOV THRU T+18HRS. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200128/0800Z

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