Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:

Shishaldin Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS ERUPTION SINCE 20200103/1852Z. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sat, 4 Jan 2020, 03:45
03:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 40 kts in ESE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 03:32 UTC, 04/01/20 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20200104/0330Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: SHISHALDIN 311360

PSN: N5445 W16358

AREA: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS

SUMMIT ELEV: 9374 FT [2857 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/006

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/GOES 17/PIREP

AVIATION COLOR CODE: ORANGE

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS ERUPTION SINCE 20200103/1852Z.

OBS VA DTG: 04/0330Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5458 W16405 - N5337 W15934 - N5309 W16142
- N5451 W16426 - N5458 W16405 MOV ESE 40KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/0930Z SFC/FL200 N5457 W16360 - N5350 W15838
- N5317 W16056 - N5442 W16407 - N5457 W16360.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/1530Z SFC/FL200 N5455 W16359 - N5402
W15725 - N5327 W16006 - N5444 W16409 - N5455 W16359.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/2130Z SFC/FL200 N5456 W16352 - N5411
W15727 - N5341 W15924 - N5443 W16402 - N5456 W16352 - N5456
W16352.

RMK: VA PLUME PRSTS AT SHISHALDIN VOLCANO WHICH IS STILL ERUPTING. VA
SIGNAL OVER THE FAR OFSHR AREAS OF THE NPAC HAS DSIPT. PIREP AT
04/0125Z OBSERVED VA TO FL200 EXTENDING SE OF VOLCANO SUMMIT WHICH
IS SUPPORTED BY SATELLITE IMAGERY. TRANSPORT WINDS LOOK TO BECOME
MORE OUT OF THE WNW IN COMING HRS.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200104/0930Z

JAM JAN 2020 AAWU

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