Topic: GOES-18 ABI solar calibration scan

Date/Time Issued: May 4, 2023 1630Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-18 ABI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact: May 13, 2023 1500Z

Date/Time of Expected End: May 13, 2023 1510Z

Length of Outage: Approximately 5 minutes at the end of a period of Continuous Full Disk operations

Details/Specifics of Change:

On May 13, 2023, GOES-18 ABI 10-minute Flex Mode (mode 6) will be replaced with 10 minutes of Continuous Full Disk (mode 4) from 1500-1510Z. A GOES-18 ABI solar calibration scan will be performed between 1505-1510Z, resulting in an outage of all ABI products. ABI 10-minutes Flex Mode (mode 6) will resume at 1510Z. The next Full Disk scan will populate at 1510Z

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