Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: BRIEF VA EM to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Sun, 27 Dec 2020, 17:30
17:30 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:

FVXX23 at 17:22 UTC, 27/12/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201227/1720Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/016

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: BRIEF VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 27/1700Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N1445 W09134 - N1444 W09134
- N1434 W09138 - N1435 W09141 - N1445 W09134 MOV
S 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/2300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/0500Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/1100Z NO VA EXP

RMK: BRIEF VA EM HAS RESULTED IN A PLUME THAT EXT
12 NM SSW OF THE SUMMIT. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201227/2315Z

Previous news

Wed, 16 Dec 2020, 09:44
Strong degassing from Santiaguito volcano (image: @ConredGuatemala/twitter)
After the moderate-to-strong pyroclastic flows as we reported in the last update, fumarolic activity continues to be observed characterized by moderate-to-strong near-constant degassing as can be seen in the image. Gas-steam plumes containing some amount of ash rose 1,640 ft (500 m) above the summit and drifted W-SW. ... Read all
Sun, 13 Dec 2020, 08:35
Block-and-ash flows from Santiaguito volcano (image: @ConredGuatemala/twitter)
The activity at the volcano increased since 11 December characterized by moderate-to-strong pyroclastic flows as INSIVUMEH reported. ... Read all
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