Santiaguito Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM OBSD to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sat, 18 Sep 2021, 14:45
14:45 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 14:30 UTC, 18/09/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210918/1428Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/009

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBSD

OBS VA DTG: 18/1350Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N1452 W09144 - N1450 W09145
- N1450 W09147 - N1452 W09147 - N1452 W09144 MOV
NW 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/2000Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0200Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0800Z NO VA EXP

RMK: LGHT VA CLD SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY MOV APPROX.
15NM NW FM SUMMIT. VA FL AND MOV BASED ON
IMAGERY. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210918/2030Z

Previous news

Wed, 18 Aug 2021, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that daily ash plumes from Santa Maria's Santiaguito lava-dome complex during 18-25 August rose to 2.8-3.5 km (9,200-11,500 ft) a.s.l. and drifted as far as 8 km W and SW. Ashfall was reported in San Marcos (8 km SW), Loma Linda Palajunoj (6 km WSW), and surrounding farms on 24 August. ... Read all
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