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

Sun, 21 Nov 2021, 03:15
03:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Santiaguito volcano on 21 Nov 2021
Satellite image of Santiaguito volcano on 21 Nov 2021
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:

FVXX20 at 03:07 UTC, 21/11/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211121/0305Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANTA MARIA 342030
PSN: N1445 W09133

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12375 FT [3772 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/013

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBSD

OBS VA DTG: 21/0230Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N1454 W09148 - N1446 W09134
- N1444 W09134 - N1446 W09150 - N1454 W09148 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/0830Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/1430Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/2030Z NO VA EXP

RMK: LGHT VA EM SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY MOVG APPROX
20 NMI WNW FM SUMMIT. VA FL AND MOVT BASED ON
IMAGERY AND NWP MODELS. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20211121/0900Z

Previous news

Wed, 27 Oct 2021, 06:00
INSIVUMEH reported that almost daily ash plumes from Santa Maria's Santiaguito lava-dome complex rose 500-900 m during 26 October-2 November, depositing ash on the flanks and in Monte Claro during 1-2 November. Extrusion continued at the summit dome complex and generated block-and-ash flows that traveled down the dome's flanks in several directions, often reaching the base. Incandescence from the crater was visible at night. ... Read all
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