Topic: Scheduled Himawari-8 Outage on GOES East and West HRIT/LRIT Broadcasts

Date/Time Issued: September 13, 2018 1404Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: Himawari-8 4km IR, Visual and Water Vapor Full Disk Images

Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 19, 2018 0320Z

Date/Time of Expected End: September 19, 2018 0500Z

Length of Outage: See details below.

Details/Specifics of Change: The Japanese Meteorological Agency is undergoing ground system maintenance that will temporarily terminate Himawari-8 full disk imagery from being transferred to the PDA. This will cause at least two, possibly three sets of full disk imagery to be missed on the HRIT/LRIT broadcasts for both GOES East and West during this maintenance activity.

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