Topic: GOES-16/17 software patch(PR.09.02.05) was implemented into operations on June 15, 2020

Date/Time Issued: June 16, 2020  1730 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: Sea Surface Temperature, TARP

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  GOES-16 June 15 17:46:00 UTC 2020 

 GOES-17 June 15 18:42:00 UTC 2020

Date/Time of Expected End: N/A

Length of Outage: N/A 


Details/Specifics of Change:  A GOES-16/17 software patch (PR.09.02.05) was implemented into operations on June 15, 2020 at 1746 UTC for GOES-16 and 1842 UTC for GOES-17.   No data outage or product changes occured when the upgrade went live.  This patch replaced the Reynolds Ancillary input used by SST and TARP to the CMC SST product.  The new Reynolds product has a spatial resolution of .1 degrees. The old product had .25 degree spatial resolution.


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