Update #1: This will be rescheduled to March 21, 2019 at the same time of day due to CWD.

Topic: GOES-17 (GOES-West) ABI Mode Change

Date/Time Issued: March 15, 2019 M-B1550 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI Data

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 19, 2019 1800 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 19, 2019 2000 UTC

Length of Event: 2 hours

Details/Specifics of Change:

On March 19, 2019 M-Bat 1800 UTC, the GOES-17 (GOES-West) Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) will operate in Continuous Full Disk Mode (mode 4) for 2 hours for testing. Continuous Full Disk Mode means products will be generated for Full Disk only, every 5 minutes.

In the event of a Critical Weather Day declaration overlapping with the mode 4 execution, then mode 4 execution will be rescheduled for the same time the on March 20 or 21, as early as possible avoiding the CWD period.


Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov or 301-817-3880


Web Site(s) for applicable information:

See https://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Operations/messages.html for this and other satellite related messages.

See https://www.goes-r.gov/spacesegment/abi.html for ABI specific information.


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