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Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: REMNANT VA CLD to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Fri, 11 Dec 2020, 21:30
21:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 5 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 21:15 UTC, 11/12/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201211/2113Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/014

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: REMNANT VA CLD

OBS VA DTG: 11/2050Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1458 W09212 - N1430 W09212
- N1443 W09237 - N1458 W09212 MOV SW 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/0300Z NO VA EXP

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

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1500Z NO VA EXP

RMK: REMNANT VA CLD WAS CENTERED 45 NM W OF THE
SUMMIT OVER SE MEXICO. VA FCST TO DISP BY T+6.
...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201212/0315Z

Previous news

Wed, 9 Dec 2020, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that during 9-15 December explosions at Santa María's Santiaguito lava-dome complex generated ash plumes that rose as high as 900 m above the complex. The extrusion of blocky lava at the WSW part of Caliente dome generated block-and-ash flows that descended the NW, WSW, SW, and E flanks often reaching the base of the complex. The activity increased at 0430 on 11 December with notable avalanches of material and block-and-ash flows lava dome traveling down the W and SW flanks. ... Read all
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