Update #2: This testing will be postponed in the event of a critical weather day being declared prior to the start of the testing sequence on March 01 at 0600Z
Update # 1: The update is to clarify the CWD impacts
Topic: GOES-16 (EAST) Geostationary Lightning Mapper Test
Date/Time Issued: March 01, 2023 2243Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 GLM
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 01, 2023 0600Z
Date/Time of Expected End: March 02, 2023 1730Z
Length of Outage: This test is comprised of four short one hour tests, one at solar midnight, one at the next solar noon, one at the next solar midnight, and one at the next solar noon; they are required to be consecutive.
Details/Specifics of Change: Starting on Wednesday March 01, at 0600 UTC, GOES-16 GLM will perform testing to improve the data product. The outages period are listed below:
· March 01, 0600-0700UTC: 60min GLM outage
· March 01, 1630-1730UTC: 60min GLM outage
· March 02, 0600-0700UTC: 60min GLM outage
· March 02, 1630-1730UTC: 60min GLM outage
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