Update #2: AutoSnow products will be promoted to the operational environment in NCCF on February 22, 2023. The AutoSnow netCDF and GRIB2 products will be released in Beta mode due to a known issue with abnormal input data after this promotion. An ESPC update notice will the provided when the AutoSnow products are upgraded to provisional.
Update #1: The short names of the daily snow and ice products now available on PDA I&T are listed in the table below.
Topic: Operational Implementation of the AutoSnow Daily Snow and Ice products in NCCF (NESDIS Common Cloud Framework)
Date/Time Issued: February 21, 2023 2140 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: AutoSnow GMASI Daily Snow and Ice Products
Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 22, 2023 TBD
Date/Time of Expected End: February 22, 2023 TBD
Length of Event: TBD
Details/Specifics of Change:
ESPC has implemented the upgraded Global Multisensor Snow and Ice Mapping System (GMASI-Autosnow) in the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) environment in the NCCF. The daily snow and ice products are now available on PDA I&T and the short names are provided below. ESPC plans to transition the AutoSnow product generation into the NCCF operational production (PROD) environment on February 22, 2023. The AutoSnow GMASI product files in NetCDF and GRIB2 will be distributed on the PDA starting on February 22, 2023.
ESPC will retire the legacy AutoSnow products in approximately three months after the upgraded AutoSnow system is declared operational in NCCF. Users should begin making the necessary updates to their processing/operations on February 22, 2023. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
New AutoSnow products:
Legacy AutoSnow products: (to be retired in May-Jun 2023)
Please note: This promotion might not be performed during Critical Weather Day (CWD). Also, the products of this promotion are subject to change based on user readiness, customer feedback, and management approval.
Additional ESPC notifications will provide further details and updates concerning this promotion. User feedback and questions should be directed to Aiwu Li Aiwu.Li@noaa.gov
Contact Information: For information on the status of this work, please contact Aiwu Li Aiwu.Li@noaa.gov or ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov or 301-817-3880
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