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Date: 2016-07-08 18:00 UTC
Area: Argentina
Source: Goes 13 - Webcam - Gfs
Aviation colour code:  yellow
Summit elevation:  2997m
Eruption Details: continuous emissions of steam and lgt vaobs va dtg: 08/1735z

Volcano ash cloud Argentina - Copahue   Friday 08 Jul 2016 18:00 UTC

Remarks: va is not seen in stlt imagery under clear sky. webcam shows weakand irregular emission of steam and gases with light va near thesummit, dissipating rapidly.

This data supplements the official Volcanic Ash Advisory Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories. The data is to be used with caution. The official Volcanic Ash Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories take precedence in all circumstances. Please refer to national NOTAMs for definitive boundaries of no-fly areas.

Altitiude levels (International Standard Atmosphere)

SFC to FL200 - Ash concentrations between the surface and 20,000 feet.
FL200 to FL350 - Ash concentrations between 20,000 feet and 35,000 feet.
FL350 to FL550 - Ash concentrations between 35,000 feet and 55,000 feet.
SFC to 6000FT - Ash concentrations between the surface and 6,000 feet.