Topic: GOES-16 ABI Lunar Trending Calibration Scans scheduled for August 27 and 31, 2018

Date/Time Issued: August 23, 2018 1923 UTC

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

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 27, 2018 M-BM-BM-BM-B1726 UTC (event 1) and 1832 UTC (event 2)

August 31, 2018 M-BM-BM-B2038 UTC (event 3) and 2119 UTC (event 4)

Date/Time of Expected End: August 27, 2018 M-BM-B1728 UTC (event 1) and 1834 UTC (event 2)

August 31, 2018 M-BM-BM-B2040 UTC (event 3) and 2121 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 August 27, 2018, from 1726-1728 UTC (event 1) and 1832-1834 UTC (event 2), and August 31, 2018 from 2038-2040 UTC (event 3) and 2119-2121 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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