Update#1: This is a reminder that the AVHRR Cloud Drift Polar Wind Product will be retired on April 3, 2024

TopicLegacy Products Retirement

Date/Time Issued: July 11, 2023 1606 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: See details below

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 3, 2024 

Date/Time of Expected End: Permanent 

Details/Specifics of Change: 

ESPC plans to terminate the legacy satellite capability for the following product (see table below) on April 3, 2024.  

AVHRR Cloud Drift Polar Winds

NOAA 15/18/19

SNPP and N20 VPW (NDE)

Metop-B/C AVHRR Winds (NCCF)


Contact Information for Further Information and Feedback: 

SPSD User Services (spsd.userservices@noaa.gov) and PALs (please see the table above)


Web Site(s) for applicable information:

Please reference the following link for all legacy retirements: https://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Products/retirements.html

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