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Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS VA OBS IN STLT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tuesday Feb 11, 2020 23:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 11 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 11 Feb 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 23:21 UTC, 11/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200211/2319Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/160

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 11/2300Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0159 W07834 - S0159 W07819
- S0201 W07819 - S0205 W07834 - S0159 W07834 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/0500Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/1100Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: POSS LGT VA CLD OBS IN STLT EXTDG WSW OF
SUMMIT PRIOR TO DSIPTG. FCST MVMT BASED ON NWP
MODEL GDNC. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200212/0515Z

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