Update #1: Due to the COVID-19, some users' change arrangement in operation has been significantly impacted. The termination date/time of these heritage BUFR products will be postponed to June 16, 2020 at 1500 UTC.
Topic: Termination of GOES-16 and 17, SNPP, and NOAA-20 AMV BUFR products in the heritage and BUFR Table
Date/Time Issued: March 27, 2020 1825 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 and 17, SNPP, and NOAA-20 AMV BUFR products
Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 16, 2020 1500 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: N/A
Length of Outage: N/A
Details/Specifics of Change:
NOAA/NESDIS will terminate GOES-16 and 17, SNPP, and NOAA-20 Atmospheric Motion Vectors (also named Derived Motion Winds) BUFR products in the heritage and BUFR table in operation at 15 UTC on June 16,, 2020. After 15 UTC on June 16, 2020, only the corresponding BUFR products in the 3-10-077 template will continue to be available on PDA and GTS.
Below is a list of AMV BUFR products with the PDA short names and WMO headers that will be terminated on June 16, 2020.
Please note: This change will not be performed during Critical Weather Day (CWD).
Additionally, the contents of this release are subject to change based on user readiness, customer feedback, and management approval. Additional ESPC notifications will provide further details and updates concerning this release. User feedback and questions should be emailed to Winds Product Area Lead Hongming Qi Hongming.Qi@noaa.gov.
Contact Information: For information on the status of this work, please contact Hongming Qi Hongming.Qi@noaa.gov or ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov or 301-817-3880
Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A
This message was sent to ESPC.Notification@noaa.gov. You have been sent this and other notifications because you have opted in to receive it. If you wish to unsubscribe please contact the ESPC Help Desk at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov or (301) 817-3880. Please note: it may take up to two business days to process your unsubscribe request.