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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS LKLY to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Monday Mar 02, 2020 06:00 AM | BY: VN

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 05:57 UTC, 02/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200302/0555Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/239

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS LKLY

OBS VA DTG: 02/0540Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0159 W07819 - S0203 W07819
- S0210 W07834 - S0201 W07837 - S0159 W07819 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 02/1130Z SFC/FL200 S0159 W07819
- S0205 W07819 - S0213 W07841 - S0200 W07844 -
S0159 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/1730Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/2330Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA NOT OBS IN STLT DUE TO EXTENSIVE WX CLDS
INVOF SUMMIT. BRIGHT HOTSPOT SEEN IN BREAKS IN
CLD. ASH EMS LKLY. NWP MODELS SUPPORT MVMNT TO
THE W BLW FL200. ...RAMIREZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200302/1200Z

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