[Ncep.nhc.nco_contacts] GFS model upgrade - now underway

Craig Mattocks - NOAA Federal craig.mattocks at noaa.gov
Tue Jul 18 15:31:24 UTC 2017

GFS model upgrade to v. 14.0 at 12Z on Wednesday, July 19, 2017:


On July 18, 2017 at 8:23:54 AM EDT, Mary Hart <mary.hart at noaa.gov> wrote:

> IBM closed the dev queues at 7am & kicked off dev users at 7:30 so they could start spinning up the GFS for tomorrow's implementation.
> Don't forget that once WCOSS comes back for developers on Thurs morning, dev will be on Gyre/Surge in Orlando.

On July 15, 2017 at 12:51:56 PM EDT, Steven Earle <steven.earle at noaa.gov> wrote:

> This upcoming week will have a 48 hour outage starting at 1100Z Tuesday July 18 until about 1300Z on Thursday July 20. This outage is in support of the GFS upgrade. NCO will spin up the operational suite with the upgraded GFS on Tuesday morning in Reston then failover production, making the upgrade live with the 12z cycle on Wednesday morning. We'll then return Orlando to developers Thursday morning. 
> Reminder... with this upgrade the GFS will move from /com2/gfs to /gpfs/hps/nco/ops/com/gfs.

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