Topic: GOES-16 (EAST) Geostationary Lightning Mapper Test

Date/Time Issued:  March 09, 2021 2055 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 GLM

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 16, 2021 1630 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 23, 2021 1500 UTC

Length of Outage: Multiple 60min outages, one 24 hour degraded product period. See Details below.

Details/Specifics of Change: Starting on Tuesday March 16 at 1630UTC, GOES-16 GLM will perform testing to improve the data product. The outages and degradation period are listed below:
This testing will be postponed in the event of a critical weather day. Events will slip one business day, remaining at the same time of day, until they do not conflict with critical weather day.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at and 301-817-3880      
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