GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) HBT Flush scheduled for June 23, 2020

Date/Time Issued: June 22 2020 1345Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact: June 23, 2020 2300Z

Date/Time of Expected End: June 23, 2020 2310Z

Length of Outage:  10 minutes of product outage for ABI, EXIS, and SUVI. See table in details below.

Details/Specifics of Change:

A GOES-16 HBT Flush will be performed on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 2300 UTC resulting in an ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage. The HBT Flush will not be cancelled due to CWD. Product navigation may be degraded for up to 45 minutes after the conclusion of the HBT flush.

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020 the following schedule will be employed to support GOES-16 HBT Flush operations:


2300 UTC: GOES-16 HBT Flush Schedule begins

2300 UTC - 2310 UTC: GOES-16 ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage

2310 UTC: GOES-16 ABI Routine 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) Operations Resume

2310 UTC: GOES-16 Routine EXIS and SUVI Operations Resume

There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.

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