[Ncep.nhc.nco_contacts] TSB Morning Rounds - Thu Mar 23, 2017

Monica Bozeman - NOAA Federal monica.bozeman at noaa.gov
Thu Mar 23 15:49:46 UTC 2017


All,

I have just switched our satellite ingest feed from NESDIS back to our
local NHC ingest. Please let myself or Mark know if any of the data from
GOES-E or W looks especially bad so that we can switch back to NESDIS.

Thanks,

Monica


Monica Bozeman
Meteorologist/Programmer
National Hurricane Center
301-683-1553 <(301)%20683-1553>
monica.bozeman at noaa.gov
<http://www.wdtb.noaa.gov/badges/monica.bozeman>

On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:06 AM, Craig Mattocks - NOAA Federal <
craig.mattocks at noaa.gov> wrote:

> Correction on last item: March 27 is Monday. - Craig
>
> > On Mar 23, 2017, at 11:02 AM, TSB Admin <nhc.tsbadmin at noaa.gov> wrote:
> >
> > Here is today's summary of NHC computer operations:
> > --- Craig
> >
> > ----------
> >
> > TAFB:
> > 1. NCF Trouble Ticket #126368 was closed after making a change to the
> localVTECpartners.py Python script and rebooting EDEX. No more VTEC hazard
> records are appearing for the NH1 and NH2 domains.
> >
> > 2. Yesterday's 18Z Atlantic/NH2 NWPS run only came in through 102 hours.
> TAFB verified that it was triggered out to the normal 168 hours (confirmed
> by the WRKNWA text bulletin), but for some reason only forecast results out
> to 102 hours (like the old default baseline NWPS) came in. The 18Z
> simulation was resubmitted and it ran successfully to completion.
> >
> > Note: Doug Gaer and the NCEP/EMC Wave Modeling Group are increasing the
> size of the NWPS grid domains to match the RWPS grid domains so precise
> performance comparisons can be conducted between the two wave forecasting
> systems.
> >
> > HSU:
> > 1. Reminder: there will be a test PSurge run at 15Z (11 am EDT) today,
> March 23 to test "parallel" PSurge DBNet product alerts (with a "_PARA"
> suffix added).
> >
> > Other items:
> > 1. Network outages due to implementation of RFC #3033 [routing changes
> for NHC to add Quality of Service/Virtual Routing and Forwarding (QoS/VRF)
> capability so the WFO-MIA and NHC networks can be combined]:
> >
> > Despite assurances that there would be minimal risk to NHC, network
> quality began degrading yesterday morning. Outside connections thorough
> NHC's 176 network became problematic, which impacted NHC's website and the
> uploading of surface maps to other National Centers. The problems were
> caused by a software bug in a Cisco router in Reston, VA, which had to be
> rebooted this morning. Service was restored at 10:25 am EDT this morning.
> >
> > 2. NESDIS' primary GOES-West satellite remapper system crashed at 1130Z
> yesterday due to an issue with the centralized login manager service.
> Service was restored 2 hours and 52 minutes later, at 1422Z. NHC will begin
> testing its local satellite ingest as a precaution over the next few days,
> so forecasters might see more dropouts than usual.
> >
> > 3. Update from TAFB Lead Forecaster Eric Christensen on generators:
> >
> > There is a problem with power generator #2 that will require
> maintenance. Fuel is not flowing well from the “day tank” into the regular
> tank so it ran out of fuel and shut off. There is also a problem with the
> fuel sensors on that generator. William has called American Generator to
> come service th unit. NHC still has 2 out of 3 generators working, the
> minimum number required, so this situation is not considered an emergency.
> >
> > NHC RFCs:
> > 1. NHC has issued a Public Information Statement (PNS) for the 2017 NHC
> Guidance Suite changes. See the PNS at:
> >
> > http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notification/pns17-09chghurche77removal.htm
> >
> > Comments are being solicited through Thursday, March 23, 2017.
> >
> > 2. The PSurge implementation date is Tuesday, April 11. Because this is
> an on-demand model, there is no formal 30-day evaluation. NHC will initiate
> the test runs.
> >
> > 3. Modify the NCOSRV system to allow receipt of DBnet alerts from NHC
> for their kml files. The kml files will be hosted on NCOSRV and used by
> nowCOAST. There are no expected impacts to operations for this RFC. To be
> implemented on Thursday, March 27 at 1400Z (10 am EDT).
> >
> >
>
>
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