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FVXX20 KNES 050331
VOLCANIC ASH ADVISORY
ISSUED: 2006JAN05/0331Z VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TUNGURAHUA 1502-08
LOCATION: S0128 W07826 AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEVATION: 16480 FT (5023 M)

ADVISORY NUMBER: 2006/008

INFORMATION SOURCE: GUAYAQUIL MWO. GOES-12.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ASH OBSERVED AT 05/0236Z

OBS ASH DATE/TIME: 05/0245Z

OBS ASH CLOUD: ASH NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA. WINDS SFC/FL200 MOVING TO S 5-10 KNOTS.

FCST ASH CLOUD +6H: 05/0900Z WINDS SFC/FL200
MOVING TO S 0-5 KNOTS.

FCST ASH CLOUD +12H: 05/1500Z WINDS SFC/FL200
MOVING TO SW 5-10 KNOTS.

FCST ASH CLOUD +18H: 05/2100Z WINDS SFC/FL200
MOVING TO SW 0-5 KNOTS.

REMARKS: THE GEOPHYSICAL INSITUTE OF ECUADOR
REPORTED ASH OVER THE VOLCANO AT 0236Z.
HOWEVER...LOW LEVEL CLOUDINESS MAKE IT DIFFICULT
TO DETECT THE ASH THOUGH THERE IS A SUSPICIOUS
CLOUD NEAR 1.8S 78.6W ON THE 0245Z IR IMAGE...
THAT COULD BE ASH BUT CANNOT BE SURE. THIS CLOUD
IS MOVING SSW AT 5KTS. ...GALLINA

NEXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 2006JAN05/0930Z

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