Satellite DisruptionMay 22nd, 2013 at 11:42 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
The National Weather Service has confirmed that the GOES East Satellite is out of service. Their technicians are working on a backup solution. Until they resolve the issue imagery that covers the eastern US and the Atlantic Ocean will be unavailable. There is not ETA on a resolution at this time. They hope to have it back online Thurs. AM.
Message *Update#9: *GOES-13 has been placed into storage mode while the anomaly is investigated. There is no new information or estimated return to service at this time. * *GOES-14 imaging should be available starting at approximately 0600 UTC on May 23, 2013.* *GOES-15 (West) remains in full disk mode and will continue in that schedule until further notice.*
Latest update Thurs.: The National Weather Service has put into service Goes 14 overnight. Normal service for satellite imagery has been restored around 11 AM EDT today for the Eastern United States and the Tropical Atlantic.