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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA CLDS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sunday Mar 08, 2020 01:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  8 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 8 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 01:42 UTC, 08/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200308/0138Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/262

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA CLDS.

OBS VA DTG: 08/0110Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0152 W07828 - S0159 W07819
- S0201 W07819 - S0156 W07830 - S0152 W07828 MOV
NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/0700Z SFC/FL200 S0155 W07831
- S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0159 W07833 -
S0155 W07831

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/1300Z SFC/FL200 S0154
W07832 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0159
W07834 - S0154 W07832

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/1900Z SFC/FL200 S0155
W07834 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0201
W07835 - S0155 W07834

RMK: VA CLD SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY MOV NW EXTDG UP
TO 20 NM FM SUMMIT. VOLCAT ALERTS RECEIVED. MODEL
GUIDANCE SHOWS CONT NW-LY MOVG THRU T+18 HRS.
...LING

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200308/0745Z

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