Topic: GOES-17 (GOES-WEST) HBT Flush scheduled for March 10, 2020

Date/Time Issued: March 06, 2020 2120 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage

Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 10, 2020 1510 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: March 10, 2020 1540 UTC

Length of Outage: 30 minutes of product outage for ABI, EXIS, and SUVI plus a potential additional 20 minutes for recovery. See details below 

Details/Specifics of Change:

A GOES-17 HBT Flush will be performed on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 1510 UTC resulting in an ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage. Product navigation may be degraded for up to 20 minutes after the conclusion of the HBT flush. The HBT Flush will not be cancelled due to CWD.

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020 the following schedule will be employed to support GOES-17 HBT Flush operations:

1510 UTC: GOES-17 HBT Flush Schedule begins

1510 UTC - 1540 UTC: GOES-17 ABI, EXIS, and SUVI product outage

1540 UTC: GOES-17 ABI Routine Mode 6 Operations Resume

1540 UTC: GOES-17 Routine EXIS and SUVI Operations Resume

There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at 301-817-3880

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