Topic: IMS blended ice GRIB2 product to be temporarily suspended

Date/Time Issued: August 13, 2018 1537 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: IMS 4km blended ice GRIB2 product

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 15, 2018 1800 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: N/A

Length of Outage: See details below.

Details/Specifics of Change: The IMS blended ice thickness and concentration 4km GRIB2 output product will be suspended until further notice. This product has the following filename pattern, NIC.IMS_ice_v3_YYYYJJJHH_4km.GRIB2.gz. It is expected that this product will resume at some point in the fall. Please contact "" for additional information.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at and 301-817-3880
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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