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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLD OBS IN STLT. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Fri, 21 Feb 2020, 02:15
02:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 21 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 21 Feb 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 15-20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 02:09 UTC, 21/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200221/0208Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/196

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GUAYAQUIL MWO. NWP
MODELS. ASH3D. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLD OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 21/0150Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0143 W07829 - S0159 W07819
- S0201 W07820 - S0148 W07835 - S0143 W07829 MOV
NW 5-10KT SFC/FL190 S0201 W07820 - S0201 W07819 -
S0208 W07827 - S0203 W07831 - S0201 W07820 MOV SW
15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/0800Z SFC/FL150 NO ASH
EXPSFC/FL190 S0154 W07837 - S0159 W07819 - S0200
W07820 - S0201 W07837 - S0154 W07837

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/1400Z SFC/FL190 S0142
W07829 - S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0148
W07835 - S0142 W07829

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/2000Z SFC/FL190 S0146
W07818 - S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0146
W07827 - S0146 W07818

RMK: REMNANT VA OBS IN STLT MOV NW OF SUMMIT APRX
20 NM. VA CLD MVMT OBS IN STLT SW OF STLT. FL AND
FCST MVMT BASED ON ASH3D AND NWP MODEL GDNC.
...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200221/0815Z

Previous news
Thu, 20 Feb 2020, 06:52
Lava flow and ash plumes from Sangay volcano visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
IGEPN reported that constant ash emissions continue. A high level of activity persisted at the volcano during 12-18 February, though weather clouds often prevented visual confirmation. ... read all
 

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