Topic: NDE System Upgrade

Date/Time Issued: June 15, 2021 1636 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  All NDE products

Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 14, 2021 

Date/Time of Expected End: July 14, 2021

Length of Outage: 2.5 hours 

Details/Specifics of Change:

The July 14, 2021 installation of NDE release 2.0.26 is planned to occur during back orbits. NDE will not be ingesting, processing or distributing data during installation. No data loss is expected, but there will be a possible backlog of processing when installation is complete.

New/Update products included in this release are:

 Blended-Hydro Products in NDE:

Blended Hydro product is going to be migrated to NDE. This change will be transparent to the users. The Blended Hydro product will continue generating blended total precipitable water (bTPW) and blended rain rate(bRR) products on NDE.

Please note: This upgrade will not be performed during Critical Weather Day (CWD).

Also, the contents of this release are subject to change based on user readiness, customer feedback, and management approval.


Additional ESPC notifications will provide further details and updates concerning this release.  User feedback and questions should be directed to Shuang Qiu

Contact Information: For information on the status of this work, please contact Shuang Qiu or ESPC Operations at or 301-817-3880

Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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