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Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
As an integral part of its mission, the NWS recognizes the need to provide the emergency management community with access to a set of NWS warnings, watches, forecasts, and other products at no recurring cost. Toward that end, the Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN) system was developed. In partnership with the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) and other public and private organizations, EMWIN has evolved into a fully operational and supported NWS service.
ISSUESIf you are experiencing problems with EMWIN Satellite Service, ByteBlaster or the EMWIN FTP service please contact EMWIN support at NWS.EMWIN.Support@noaa.gov
* Note: This status is only updated during normal business hours.
* Note: GOES-East images are not available at this time on any of the EMWIN services.
DM04-18.02 EMWIN Service Disruption Commencing 0900 UTC, April 7, 2018
NOXX10 KWBC 051618
To: Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN)
From: GISC/RTH Washington Data Management
Subject: EMWIN Service Disruption Commencing 0900 UTC,
The US National Weather Service (NWS) Headquarters will perform
Expected EMWIN service impacts:
A. FTP server - loss of service.
Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 7, 2018 0900 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: April 9, 2018 1300 UTC
The EMWIN service disruption can be expected to last as long as
A 'Critical Weather Day' will not postpone this maintenance
Further information is available from:
This information is also posted on the NWS Data Management
Topic: NOAA Wallops Command & Data Acquisition Station (WCDAS) Facility Power Outage
Date/Time Issued: March 26, 2018 2115 UTC
Details/Specifics of Change:
The NOAA Wallops Command and Data Acquisition Station (WCDAS) is planning an entire site power outage on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The outage is required to perform maintenance and repairs on the station's electrical power system. The power outage can be expected to last as long as three days although the goal is to complete the work within two days.
It is likely there will be an outage of the 1692.7 MHz Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN) broadcast for the duration that WCDAS is down for both GOES-14 and 15. If there is an outage, users are asked to utilize GOES-15's LRIT broadcast, the NWS FTP or ByteBlaster services for EMWIN continuity of operations. Additionally, there will not be any NOAA-18 and NOAA-19 HRPT data from WCDAS.
It is not anticipated that dissemination of other data to users will be impacted during this power outage. However, if unforeseen data outages occur, users will be notified as information becomes available.
If a 'Critical Weather Day' is declared, the event will be rescheduled for April 10, 2018.
Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at 301-817-3880
HRIT/EMWIN Configuration Documents
HRIT/EMWIN User Group Documents
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