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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTG OCNL VA EM to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Tue, 4 Feb 2020, 16:45
16:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 16:40 UTC, 04/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200204/1638Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/129

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG OCNL VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 04/1610Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07819
- S0216 W07847 - S0204 W07852 - S0159 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/2200Z SFC/FL180 S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0224 W07828 - S0217 W07844 -
S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/0400Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/1000Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: OCNL VA EM OBS IN STLT REACHING 20 NM WSW FM
SUMMIT BEFORE BECMG INDISTINGUISHABLE AMONG WX
CLDS. NWP MODELS INDICATE FL WINDS TURNING TO SW
BY T+6. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200204/2245Z

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