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Opala Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: THIS IS DRILL PORTION OF VOLKAM19 to 45000 ft (13700 m)

Friday Apr 19, 2019 00:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 45000 ft (13700 m) altitude or flight level 450 and is moving at 215 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAK21 at 23:57 UTC, 18/04/19 from PAWU
VAAAK1
VA ADVISORY

DTG: 20190418/2357Z

VAAC: ANCHORAGE

VOLCANO: OPALA 300080

PSN: N5233 E15720

AREA: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA

SUMMIT ELEV: 8120 FT [2475 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/002

INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI/TOKYO VAAC

AVIATION COLOR CODE: RED

ERUPTION DETAILS: THIS IS DRILL PORTION OF VOLKAM19

OBS VA DTG: 18/2357Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL450 N5053 E15800 - N5160 E16008 - N4959 E16302
- N4857 E16001 - N5053 E15800 MOV SE 215KT.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/0557Z SFC/FL450 N5111 E16103 - N4305 E17300
- N3959 E16459 - N4958 E15858 - N5111 E16103.

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/1157Z NO VA EXP.

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1757Z NO VA EXP.

RMK: VAAC TOKYO HAS TRANSFERRED RESPONSIBILITY OF THIS EVENT
TO VAAC ANCHORAGE. THIS ADVISORY UPDATES MESSAGE FVFE01 RJTD.
EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190419/0557Z

DB APR 2019 AAWU

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