Topic: GOES-16 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for June 22 and 23, 2018

Date/Time Issued: June 20, 2018 2052 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI MESO-2 outages

Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 22, 2018 M-BM-BM-BM-B1202 UTC (event 1) and 1323 UTC (event 2)

June 23, 2018 M-BM-BM-B1306 UTC (event 3) and 1350 UTC (event 4)

Date/Time of Expected End: June 22, 2018 M-BM-B1204 UTC (event 1) and 1325 UTC (event 2)

June 23, 2018 M-BM-B1308 UTC (event 3) and 1352 UTC (event 4)

Length of Outage: M-BApproximately 2 minutes for each event


Details/Specifics of Change:

Four, very short, GOES-16 routine calibration scans for lunar trending will be performed on June 22, 2018, from 1202-1204 UTC (event 1) and 1323-1325 UTC (event 2), and June 23, 2018 from 1306-1308 UTC (event 3) and 1350-1352 UTC (event 4), resulting in an outage of ABI MESO-2 products for about 2 minutes for each event. ABI MESO-1 will still be available during this time.


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