Topic: Scheduled Decontamination of Meteosat-11 SEVIRI Instrument

Date/Time Issued: January 10, 2019 1545 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: Meteosat-11 Data and Products

Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 21, 2019 0900 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: January 28, 2019 0900 UTC

Length of Data Outage: 7 days

Details/Specifics of Change: From January 21 - 28, 2019, EUMETSAT plans to perform a decontamination of the Meteosat-11 (Prime satellite; 0 degrees longitude) SEVIRI instrument. Meteosat-11 data will be interrupted during this time period and Meteosat-9 data will be disseminated as a backup data source. Meteosat-9 data will be rectified to 0 degrees.

As Meteosat-9 data will be available from EUMETSAT, NOAA's users should not expect an interruption in MSG 0 degree data and product delivery during this scheduled event.

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