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Date: 2017-02-15 17:00 UTC
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Volcano ash cloud Xx - User Message   Thursday 16 Feb 2017 05:00 UTC

Remarks: the 557th weather wing is issuing this message on behalf of thewashington vaac. the washington vaac is experiencing system outages dueto server upgrades. please be aware that 557 ww will issue any necessary

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.