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Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM AT 14/1300Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Fri, 14 Aug 2020, 14:15
14:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 14:10 UTC, 14/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200814/1408Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/006

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM AT 14/1300Z

OBS VA DTG: 14/1340Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N1447 W09133 - N1444 W09132
- N1440 W09138 - N1443 W09140 - N1447 W09133 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/1930Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/0130Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/0730Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EXT 6 NM SW OF THE SUMMIT. HGT BASED ON
VO DAILY RPRT. VA FCST TO DISP WITHIN 6 HRS.
...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200814/2015Z

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Wed, 12 Aug 2020, 08:53
Pyroclastic flow from Santiaguito volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
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Wed, 29 Jul 2020, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that during 29 July-4 August explosions at Santa María's Santiaguito lava-dome complex generated ash plumes that rose 900 m above the crater and drifted as far as 1 km W and SW. Avalanches of blocks descended the SE, S, and SW flanks of Caliente cone; some reached the base of the cone and were sometimes accompanied by small pyroclastic flows. Minor ashfall was noted in areas downwind including San Marcos (10 km SW), Loma Linda (6 km WSW), and Palajunoj (18 km SSW) during 29-30 July and 2-4 August. ... Read all
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