Alert Administrative Message
Issued by NWS
NOUS42 KWNO 240303
SENIOR DUTY METEOROLOGIST NWS ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
NWS NCEP CENTRAL OPERATIONS COLLEGE PARK MD
0303Z TUE MAY 24 2016
THE 00Z GFS BEGAN AND IS RUNNING ON TIME.
REMINDER - GOES-W EAST/WEST STATION KEEPING MANEUVER...
Topic: GOES-15 (GOES-West) East/West Station Keeping Maneuver
scheduled for May 24, 2016
Date/Time Issued: May 23, 2016 1911Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-15 (GOES-West) Imager and
Date/Time of Initial Impact: May 24, 2016 1245Z
Date/Time of Expected End: May 24, 2016 1259Z
Length of Outage: See table in detail.
Details/Specifics of Change:
A GOES-15 (GOES-West) East/West Station Keeping Maneuver will be
performed on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 1245Z. The backup date for
this maneuver is Thursday, May 26, 2016. If NWS Regions have any
operational concerns, please contact the NCEP SDM at (301)
683-1500 at least 6 hours prior to the maneuver time.
On May 24, 2016 the following schedule will be employed to
support maneuver operations for GOES-15 (GOES-West):
1245Z: GOES-15 (GOES-West) East/West Maneuver Schedule begins
1246Z - 1259Z: GOES-15 (GOES-West) No Sounder Scan Operations
1245Z - 1259Z: GOES-15 (GOES-West) No Imager Scan Operations
1300Z : GOES-15 (GOES-West) Routine Scan Operations Resume
There will be no GOES-13 (GOES-East) Full Disk (30 minute)
Imaging due to the outage being less than 15 minutes.
There will be no recovery schedule for this maneuver.