Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Pacaya
in Guatemala

Volcano Ash Advisories for air traffic

Although Volcano Ash Advisories (VAAC) are not intended for assessing humanitarian impact, the observations of the plume are relevant for understanding local impact. The actual impact (like ash fall) depends on the type of eruption and is not known.

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2020-11-09 01:48


Original Message :

Received FVXX24 at 01:55 UTC, 09/11/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201109/0148Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/017
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA NOT OBS.
OBS VA DTG: 09/0120Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/0730Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/1330Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/1930Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT OBS IN SAT UNDER RELATIVELY CLR
CONDITIONS. NOT NEW RPTS OF VA EMS RECEIVED SINCE
PREV ADVISORY. ...CLARK
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

2020-11-08 20:06


Original Message :

Received FVXX24 at 20:13 UTC, 08/11/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201108/2006Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/016
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. INSIVUMEH.
ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL VA EM
OBS VA DTG: 08/1940Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 N1427 W09023 - N1424 W09022 - N1422 W09035 - N1423 W09037 - N1427 W09023 MOV NE 5-10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/0130Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/0730Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/1330Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VO RPRT VA EM OVR LAST HRS MOV NE. VA NOT
SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY WITH WX CLD IN THE AREA. OBS
VA BASED ON NWP MODEL GUIDANCE WITH LOW
CONFIDENCE. ...TURK
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201109/0200Z=

2020-10-28 14:09


Original Message :

Received FVXX22 at 14:35 UTC, 28/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201028/1409Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/015
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA NOT OBSD
OBS VA DTG: 28/1340Z
OBS VA CLD: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/1930Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/0130Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/0730Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA EM NOT SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY IN THE LAST
SVRL HRS. ADVISORY ENDED. ...KIM
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

2020-10-28 09:29


Original Message :

Received FVXX22 at 09:39 UTC, 28/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201028/0929Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/014
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EMS CONTG.
OBS VA DTG: 28/0900Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N1425 W09025 - N1420 W09026 - N1422 W09037 - N1424 W09036 - N1425 W09025 MOV E 5-10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/1500Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/2100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/0300Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA IS NOT SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY DUE TO WX
CLDS. NWP GUIDANCE INDICATES A E-LY MOV. HGT AND
MOV BASED ON NWP AND SAT. ...KIBLER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201028/1530Z=

2020-10-28 04:25


Original Message :

Received FVXX22 at 04:28 UTC, 28/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201028/0425Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/013
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA SEEN IN SAT.
OBS VA DTG: 28/0350Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N1431 W09027 - N1423 W09025 - N1422 W09035 - N1424 W09035 - N1431 W09027 MOV NE 5-10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/1000Z SFC/FL120 N1426 W09023 - N1420 W09022 - N1422 W09036 - N1424 W09036 - N1426 W09023
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/1600Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/2200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY MOV ENE AND EXTDG 10
NM FM SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A MORE E-LY
MOV BY T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201028/1030Z

2020-10-27 06:22


Original Message :

Received FVXX22 at 06:28 UTC, 27/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201027/0622Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/012
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA NOT OBS IN SAT.
OBS VA DTG: 27/0600Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/1200Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/1800Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/0000Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT OBS IN SAT DUE TO WX CLD OBSCN. NO
FURTHER RPTS OF VA EMS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED SINCE
PREVIOUS ADVISORY. ...CLARK
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

2020-10-27 00:50


Original Message :

Received FVXX22 at 00:59 UTC, 27/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201027/0050Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/011
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. INSIVUMEH.
ERUPTION DETAILS: RPT OF VA EMS FM INSIVUMEH.
OBS VA DTG: 27/0020Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 N1432 W09040 - N1432 W09029 - N1422 W09035 - N1423 W09037 - N1432 W09040 MOV N 5-10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/0630Z SFC/FL110 N1432 W09034 - N1429 W09025 - N1422 W09035 - N1423 W09036 - N1432 W09034
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/1230Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 27/1830Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT OBS IN SAT WITH SCT WX CLD OBSCN.
INSIVUMEH RPTS VA TO FL110 MOV N AND NE UP TO 11
NM FM SUMMIT. NWP MDLS INDICATE NE-LY MVMT BY
T+6. ...CLARK
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201027/0645Z=

2020-10-19 07:08


Original Message :

Received FVXX27 at 17:21 UTC, 19/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201019/1716Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: USER MESSAGE
PSN: XX AREA: XX
Received FVXX25 at 07:11 UTC, 19/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201019/0708Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/010
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS ENDED.
OBS VA DTG: 19/0650Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA.
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/1300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/1900Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 20/0100Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA FROM EARLIER EMS DISPERSED. NO NEW ACT
NOTED IN IMAGERY. NO NEW RPRTS. ...LEE
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2020-10-19 01:25


Original Message :

Received FVXX25 at 01:26 UTC, 19/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201019/0125Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: PACAYA 342110
PSN: N1422 W09035
AREA: GUATEMALA
SUMMIT ELEV: 8373 FT [2552 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2020/009
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. INSIVUMEH.
ERUPTION DETAILS: SPECIAL REPORT FM INSIVUMEH.
OBS VA DTG: 19/0050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N1422 W09037 - N1421 W09035 - N1417 W09043 - N1421 W09045 - N1422 W09037 MOV SW 5-10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/0700Z SFC/FL100 N1423 W09035 - N1422 W09035 - N1417 W09044 - N1421 W09047 - N1423 W09035
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/1300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1900Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA IS NOT SEEN IN SAT. INSIVUMEH RPRTS
EXPLOSIVE ACT WITH VA MOV TO S/SW TO JUST BELOW
FL100 AND REACHING 8 KM FM SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE
INDICATES SW-LY MOV THRU T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201019/0730Z

2020-07-29 00:00


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