Topic: GOES-17 ABI desert monitoring calibration scan
Date/Time Issued: March 15, 2021 1415Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI outage and mode change
Date/Time of Initial Impact: Marc 26, 2021 2000 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: March 26, 2021 2010 UTC
Length of Outage: Approximate 5 minute outage followed by 5 minutes of Continuous Full Disk mode
Details/Specifics of Change: A GOES-17 ABI routine desert monitoring calibration scan will occur from 2000-2010 UTC on March 26, 2021 following the schedule below: 

ABI calibration scan: 2000-2005 UTC - No ABI products generated or distributed
ABI Continuous Full Disk Mode (mode 4): 2005-2010 UTC
ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) resumes: 2010 UTC

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