Topic:  GOES-R Ground System maintenance to cause an outage of GOES-R data going to PDA

Date/Time Issued: February 2, 2024 1755 UTC


Product(s) or Data Impacted: All GOES-R ABI, EXIS, GLM, MAG, SEISS, and SUVI products distributed to PDA


Date/Time of Initial Impact: February 15, 2024 1300 UTC


Date/Time of Expected End: February 15, 2024 1800 UTC


Length of Outage: 5 hours


Details/Specifics of Change: On February 15, starting at 1300 UTC, product generation will be stopped for up to 5 hours in order to complete database maintenance in the GOES-R Product Production Zone (PPZ), which will result in an outage of all GOES-R data distributed to PDA. This outage will not impact the flow of Key Performance Parameters (KPPs) that are delivered to the AWIPS Network Control Facility (NCF) or data sent out via GOES-R ReBroadcast (GRB).

In the case of a Critical Weather Day or Enhanced Caution being declared for the planned date and time of this maintenance, the work will be rescheduled to the following week. 

Contact Information for Further Information: Please email Steve Superczynski at; for 24x7 support, contact ESPC Operations at or 301-817-3880 


Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A


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