Topic: GOES-16 ABI desert monitoring calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: May 18, 2022 1416Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 ABI outage and mode change

Date/Time of Initial Impact: May 25, 2022 1600Z

Date/Time of Expected End: May 25, 2022 1610Z

Length of Outage: Approximate 5 minute outage followed by 5 minutes of Continuous Full Disk mode

Details/Specifics of Change:  A GOES-16 ABI routine desert monitoring calibration scan will occur from 1600-1610 UTC on May 25, 2022 following the schedule below:   

ABI calibration scan: 1600-1605 UTC - no ABI products generated or distributed

ABI Continuous Full Disk Mode (mode 4): 1605-1610Z

ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) resumes: 1610Z 

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