Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: RPRT OF VA to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Mon, 9 Aug 2021, 14:00
14:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 13:46 UTC, 09/08/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210809/1343Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/005

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: RPRT OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 09/1310Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 N1445 W09133 - N1444 W09133
- N1441 W09140 - N1444 W09141 - N1445 W09133 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/1900Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/0100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/0700Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EM NOT SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY DUE TO CLD
CVR. VO RPRTS VA AROUND FL210 MOV WSW FM SUMMIT.
NWP MODELS AGREE. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210809/1945Z

Previous news

Wed, 4 Aug 2021, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that during 4-10 August daily explosions at Santa María's Santiaguito lava-dome complex generated ash plumes that rose as high as 1 km above the summit and drifted as far as 7 km SW and W. Incandescence from the complex was occasionally visible at night. Collapses of blocky lava from Caliente dome sent avalanches down the S, SW, and W flanks, often reaching the base, and caused minor ashfall mostly on the volcano's flank. ... Read all
Wed, 14 Jul 2021, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that during 13-20 July daily explosions at Santa María's Santiaguito lava-dome complex generated ash plumes that rose as high as 1 km above the summit and drifted as far as 12 km SW and W. Collapses of blocky lava from Caliente dome sent avalanches down the SW and W flanks, often reaching the base, and caused minor ashfall mostly on the volcano's flank. Ashfall was also reported in San Marcos (8 km SW) and Loma Linda Palajunoj (6 km WSW) during 14-15 and 19-20 July. ... Read all
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