Update #4: The scheduled GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) ABI FSW was completed at 2210 UTC. The update outage was longer than anticipated.  

Update #3: The scheduled GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) ABI FSW update outage will be longer than anticipated. We will return services ASAP. 
Update #2: The scheduled GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) ABI FSW update was moved from the initial time of 1800 UTC to 1930 UTC.

Topic: GOES-16 (GOES-EAST) ABI FSW Update scheduled for January 21, 2021

Date/Time Issued: January 21, 2021 2215Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI product outage


Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 21, 2021 1930 UTC


Date/Time of Expected End: January 21, 2021 2210 UTC

Length of Outage: Approximately 2 hours    


Details/Specifics of Change: The GOES-16 FSW update will be performed on January 21, 2021, at 1930 UTC resulting in an ABI product outage.


On Thursday, January 21, 2021 the following schedule will be employed to support GOES-16 ABI FSW Update


1930 UTC - 2030 UTC: GOES-16 ABI Outage


2030 UTC - GOES-16 Routine ABI Operations Resume


Please note: If Critical Weather Day (CWD) is declared prior to 1730 UTC the calibration will be postponed.


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