Topic:GOES-16 ABI L2 Fire Hot Spot delivered to PDA

Date/Time Issued:
November 22, 2019 0622Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:
GOES-16 ABI L2 Fire Hot Spot Full Disk delivered to PDA

Date/Time of Initial Impact:
November 21, 2019 2120Z

Date/Time of Expected End:
November 21, 2019 2230Z

Length of Event:
01 hour, 10 minutes

Details/Specifics of Change:
There is a known issue involving a computation relating to sun angle in the FHS code which causes processing to fall behind in certain blocks at certain times of day. The science team is working on a fix which will be deployed early next year. This issue manifests as missing blocks that can be seen in the DQF information of the product. This issue is intermittent but generally occurs around 2100z and generally lasts for 30 minutes to 2 hours.

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