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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM OBSD to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tuesday Mar 03, 2020 21:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  3 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 3 Mar 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 21:34 UTC, 03/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200303/2132Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/246

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBSD

OBS VA DTG: 03/2100Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0157 W07842 - S0201 W07822
- S0202 W07821 - S0208 W07843 - S0157 W07842 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/0300Z SFC/FL200 S0157 W07841
- S0201 W07821 - S0203 W07820 - S0207 W07841 -
S0157 W07841

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/0900Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/1500Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY MOV W FM SUMMIT.
VA HEIGHT AND FRCST BASED ON IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200304/0330Z

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