[Ncep.nhc.nco_contacts] TSB Morning Rounds - Mon Jun 26, 2017

Christopher Mello - NOAA Federal christopher.mello at noaa.gov
Mon Jun 26 18:36:31 UTC 2017


All,
The goes-r data into both NAWIPS and AWIPS2 is current thanks to Matt and
Doug. Also, we resolved the missing goes-r tile issues in AWIPS2 D2D.
There are number of new derived channels being ingested into AWIPS2 D2D
after we reconfigured the data ingest from the grb servers. More info soon.

Chris

On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:58 AM, Christopher Mello - NOAA Federal <
christopher.mello at noaa.gov> wrote:

> All,
> The lower resolution SBN  AWIPS2 goes-16 data  is now flowing into D2D. We
> are working to get the high resolution images flowing.
>
>
> Chris
>
> On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:45 AM, Craig Mattocks - NOAA Federal <
> craig.mattocks at noaa.gov> wrote:
>
>> Update on TAFB item #1:
>>
>> NCO Windows Sysadmin Marc Laurent determined that the noise from the
>> Situational Awareness PC was caused by a failing graphics card. A new card
>> has been ordered and will be shipped overnight for installation tomorrow.
>>
>> Craig
>>
>> > On Jun 26, 2017, at 11:31 AM, TSB Admin <nhc.tsbadmin at noaa.gov> wrote:
>> >
>> > Here is today's summary of NHC computer operations:
>> > --- Matt Sardi
>> >
>> > ----------
>> >
>> > TAFB:
>> > 1. Situational Awareness PC was making loud noise behind the Atlc desk.
>> Sounds like the fan. Turned it off overnight and the monitors as well.
>> >
>> > 2. Upper monitor of SHINER was blinking due to loose cable; Helpdesk
>> ticket opened, NCO resolved.
>> >
>> > HSU:
>> > 1. Dave Z's verification page is not working for the total 2017 eastern
>> pacific season-- storm by storm it seems to be, but the cumulative graphic
>> is just showing the first storm. Dave will fix today (need to remove old
>> "BAM" models).
>> >
>> > 2. SHIPS-RI is still broken due to the lack of satellite input.
>> According to Mark DeMaria, this is because the GOES-W NH sector we get does
>> not go far enough east. When a TC gets west of about 103 deg W, there is
>> enough data in the current sector for the RII to run.
>> >
>> > So far this year, nearly all (maybe all) of the EP TCs have been too
>> far east for the RII to run. Mark is working on a fix to use the GOES-east
>> sector instead of GOES-west for EP TCs east of 105 W, so the RII should run
>> for all the EP TCs. Unfortunately, that won't be implemented until after he
>> gets back from AL.
>> >
>> > 3. SAB satellite fix failed to import; only e-mail and NESDIS web page
>> versions were available. TSB will investigate if this remains a problem.
>> >
>> > Other items:
>> > 1. No GOES-16 imagery available since 20Z Sunday in AWIPS/N-AWIPS. TSB
>> is investigating.
>> >
>> > 2. NCO will be performing a bandwidth upgrade on Wednesday, 6/26;
>> network service degradation/interruptions are possible during two 20 minute
>> windows (1530-1550Z & 1620-1640Z). TAFB/HSU service backup may be required
>> if outages last longer than expected.
>> >
>> > NHC RFCs:
>> > 1. RFC 239 - Update the N-AWIPS workstation FVWM (F virtual window
>> manager) config files for the TAFB operational accounts (surface, atlmar,
>> pacmar) to pipe legacy Gempak script output to the /usr/bin/tee command and
>> write to log files. The legacy TAFB Gempak scripts do no generate log
>> files, which makes it challenging to track down problems. This change will
>> facilitate troubleshooting. Was to be implemented on June 19 at 1500Z;
>> postponed due to CWD; new implementation date is Monday, June 26 at 1500Z
>> (11 am EDT).
>> >
>> > 2. RFC 241 - Implement several enhancements to the TAFB 'low bandwidth'
>> graphical marine forecast webpages, including addition of intermediate 12
>> hourly time steps, image labeling and web viewer improvements, domain
>> adjustments, etc. Modify sfcprog launch and surface analysis web to create
>> new 12 hourly/intermediate low bandwidth web images on adjusted forecast
>> sub-domains; update javascript viewer on NHC website to view forecast grid
>> images. Was to be implemented on June 20 at 1600Z; postponed due to CWD;
>> new implementation date is Monday, June 26 at 1600Z (noon EDT).
>> >
>> > 3. RFC 243 - When TCs are upgraded from "Potential Tropical Cyclone" to
>> "Tropical Storm" an additional check in the code is required so that the
>> existing wind radii information can be used. This check is added in this
>> RFC.
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Chris Mello
> National Hurricane Center
> TSB
>



-- 
Chris Mello
National Hurricane Center
TSB
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