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Sangay volcano
Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA EMS. to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Wed, 26 Feb 2020, 19:45
19:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 10-15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 19:40 UTC, 26/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200226/1938Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/220

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 26/1910Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0152 W07838 - S0200 W07819
- S0203 W07834 - S0233 W07945 - S0216 W07950 -
S0152 W07838 MOV W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/0100Z SFC/FL220 S0130 W07832
- S0200 W07819 - S0202 W07820 - S0144 W07902 -
S0130 W07832

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/0700Z SFC/FL220 S0144
W07829 - S0201 W07819 - S0216 W07806 - S0220
W07819 - S0149 W07847 - S0144 W07829

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 27/1300Z SFC/FL220 S0201
W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0225 W07826 - S0221
W07842 - S0201 W07820

RMK: VA EMS EXTD NEARLY 100 NMI WSW OF SUMMIT BFR
DISPG. NWP MDLS FCST LGT AND VARIABLE WINDS THRU
T+18, WHICH LEAD TO LOW CONFDC IN T+6, T+12, AND
T+18 VA FCSTS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200227/0145Z

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