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SFC/Flight Level 130


Date: 2016-10-20 02:00 UTC
Area: Ecuador
Source: Goes-east. Gfs Winds. Ecmwf Winds.
Aviation colour code: 
Summit elevation:  11686 ft [3562 m]
Eruption Details: va em around 0045z

Volcano ash cloud Ecuador - Reventador   Thursday 20 Oct 2016 02:00 UTC

Remarks: corrected fl and sp. t+0 confidence ishigh. va em seen in stlt imagery mov w/nw approx15 nm fm the summit. hotspot also obsd.

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.