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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Sunday Feb 09, 2020 00:45 AM | 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 00:42 UTC, 09/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200209/0039Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/147

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 09/0020Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0141 W07830 - S0159 W07818
- S0201 W07823 - S0149 W07838 - S0141 W07830 MOV
NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/0630Z SFC/FL210 S0141 W07830
- S0159 W07817 - S0202 W07821 - S0149 W07839 -
S0141 W07830

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/1230Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/1830Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: A CONTINUOUS STREAM OF GAS, VA AND STEAM IS
EVIDENT IN RGB PROD AND SW IR STLT IMAGERY. VA
EXTENDS NW FROM SUMMIT TO ABOUT 40 NM DOWNWIND.
...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200209/0645Z

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