Update #3: This is a reminder that Supplemental GOES-15 operations will end at 1600 UTC February 28, 2022.
Update #2: This is a reminder the Supplemental GOES-15 Operations is scheduled to start tomorrow, February, 22, 2022 at 1600 UTC.
Update #1: The start and end time for the GOES-15 Supplemental Operations has been updated to 1600 UTC.
Topic: Supplemental GOES-15 Operations
Date/Time Issued: February 28, 2022 1515 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-15
Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 22, 2022 1600 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: February 28, 2022 1600 UTC
Length of Event : Supplemental Operations will last for 7 days. See details below.
Details/Specifics of Change:
NESDIS will return the GOES-15 imager to temporary service for additional support purposes for Eastern Pacific tropical cyclones by providing imager only coverage. GOES-15 supplemental operations will begin on February 22, 2022 at 1600 UTC and continue through February 28, 2022 1600 UTC. The GOES-15 operating position will be at 128 degrees west. GOES-17 will continue operating in the GOES-West role at 137.2 degrees with all instruments operating nominally. GOES-15 will be running a routine west schedule.
GOES-15 Re-activation Details:
Products and Distribution
CMI - Cloud and Moisture Imagery
Sectorized imagery for AWIPS via GINI
Imagery for NAWIPS via GEODIST
GVAR via PDA
L2 composite imagery to AWIPS
Due to operational impacts from the GOES-17 Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Loop Heat Pipe (LHP) anomaly, GOES-15 will provide short term imager coverage during the period of February 22, 2022 through February 28, 2022 as requested by the National Weather Service. Additional high-level products from GOES-15 will not be provided.
Contact Information for Further Information: SPSD User Services at SPSD.UserServices@noaa.gov.
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