Update #3: This is a reminder that the GOES-16 (EAST) Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Test began today at 16:30 UTC and runs through April 2 at 1500 UTC
Update #2: GOES-16 (EAST) Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Test has been rescheduled to March 30-April 2, 2021. Please see the details below.
Update #1: Due to CWD the GOES-16 (EAST) Geostationary Lightning Mapper Test has been postponed to next week. A future notification will provide new dates and times of this test.
Topic: GOES-16 (EAST) Geostationary Lightning Mapper Test
Date/Time Issued: March 24, 2021 1610 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 GLM
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 30, 2021 1630 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: April 2, 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 30 at 1630UTC, GOES-16 GLM will perform testing to improve the data product. The outages and degradation period are listed below:
March 30: 1630-1730 UTC: 60min GLM outage
March 31: 0436-0536 UTC: 60min GLM outage
March 31: 1630-1730 UTC: 60min GLM outage
April 1: 0436-0536 UTC: 60min GLM outage
April 1: 1500 to April 2 1500 UTC: 24 hour GLM degraded radiometric data
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 ESPCOperations@noaa.gov and 301-817-3880 or SPSD.Userservices@noaa.gov
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