Alert Administrative Message
Issued by NWS
NOUS42 KWNO 101452
SENIOR DUTY METEOROLOGIST NWS ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
NWS NCEP CENTRAL OPERATIONS COLLEGE PARK MD
1452Z MON MAR 10 2014
12Z GFS BEGAN ON TIME..
AS A REMINDER FROM NESDIS... BRIEFED GOES-E E/W MANEUVER
Topic: GOES-13 (GOES-East) East/West Maneuver scheduled for March
Date/Time Issued: March 10, 2014 1215 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-13 (GOES-East) Imager and
Date/Time of Initial Impact: March 11, 2014 1815 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: March 11, 2014 1829 UTC
Details/Specifics of Change:
A GOES-13 (GOES-East) East/West Station Keeping maneuver will be
performed on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 1815 UTC. The backup
date for this maneuver is Thursday, March 13, 2014 (the same date
as the GOES-15 (GOES-West) East/West Maneuver). If NWS Regions
have any operational concerns, please contact the NCEP SDM (301)
683-1500 at least 6 hours prior to the maneuver time.
On March 11, 2014 the following schedule will be employed to
support maneuver operations:
GOES-13 (GOES-East) East/West Maneuver Schedule begins at 1815
UTC on March 11, 2014.
From 1815 UTC through 1829 UTC -- GOES-13 (GOES-East) No Scan
There will be no GOES-15 (GOES-West) Full Disk (30 minute)
Imaging due to the outage being less than 15 minutes.
There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.
1831 UTC -- GOES-13 (GOES-East) Routine Scan Operations Resume.
Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at
ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at (301)817-3880