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Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sun, 7 Feb 2021, 15:30
15:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 15:15 UTC, 07/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210207/1513Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/003

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 07/1450Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1446 W09134 - N1444 W09132
- N1439 W09141 - N1444 W09143 - N1446 W09134 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/2100Z SFC/FL150 N1446 W09133
- N1444 W09132 - N1428 W09202 - N1438 W09208 -
N1446 W09133

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/0300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/0900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EM SEEN IN STLT MOV WSW AND EXTND APRX 10
NM FROM SUMMIT. VCY CLR OF MET CLDS. ...VELASCO

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210207/2115Z

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Wed, 20 Jan 2021, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that during 19-25 January explosions at Santa María's Santiaguito lava-dome complex generated ash plumes that rose 600-900 m above the complex. The extrusion of blocky lava at Caliente dome generated block-and-ash flows that mainly descended the W and SW flanks, often reaching the base of the complex. Ash plumes drifted W and SW during 20-21 January, causing ashfall in Loma Linda (6 km WSW) and San Marcos Palajunoj (8 km SW). ... Read all
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