Topic:  Himawari Cloud Maintenance Starting on January 10, 2023


Date/Time Issued:  January 4, 2023 1500 UTC


Product(s) or Data Impacted: Himawari-9 Imagery from NCCF


Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 10, 2023 0000 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End:  January 12, 2023 0900 UTC

Length of Outage:  57 hours

Details/Specifics of Change: 

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) will be performing maintenance to the Himawari Cloud data distribution system resulting in a one hour outage sometime in the maintenance period and delayed Himawari-9 data throughout the maintenance period. While no data will be missed, it may be delayed in delivery to NCCF.

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