[Ncep.nhc.nco_contacts] TSB Morning Rounds - Sat Sep 16, 2017

Christopher Mello - NOAA Federal christopher.mello at noaa.gov
Sat Sep 16 20:31:25 UTC 2017


Craig,
Ok..Mello is here for the evening shift...

Thanks
Chris

On Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 4:16 PM, Craig Mattocks - NOAA Federal <
craig.mattocks at noaa.gov> wrote:

> 4 pm update:
>
> 1. PTC 15 (TD-15) now updated to TS Maria, threatening the Lesser Antilles
> and Puerto Rico.
>
> 2. TD 14 became TS Lee.
>
> 3. Interesting dance between Jose and Maria in the long-range GFS forecast.
>
> 4. Only real problem was confusion when trying to run the Targeting
> program, specifically redrawing modified flight track. Luckily, Anu Simon
> will be at NHC tomorrow to guide us through the GUI and user workflow.
>
> Craig
>
>
> > On Sep 16, 2017, at 9:35 AM, TSB Admin <nhc.tsbadmin at noaa.gov> wrote:
> >
> > Here is today's summary of NHC computer operations:
> > --- Craig Mattocks
> >
> > ----------
> >
> > TAFB:
> > 1. GOES-16 imagery stopped ingesting at 1415 UTC Friday due to a problem
> with Harris Corporation's WxConnect (Java) software that halted the GOES-R
> data stream. All sites (AWC, NHC, SPC) stopped receiving products via LDM
> at 1430 UTC. Tech Control restarted all Harris services at these sites and
> the data began flowing again at 1952 UTC.
> >
> > HSU:
> > 1. ATCF issues: The problems with ATCF communicating with WCOSS on
> Friday night has been resolved. No problems with the following 03 UTC cycle.
> >
> > The network "flapping" (intermittently dropping connections between
> NHC's ATCF servers and 2 of the 4 Tide login nodes) was caused by IBM
> implementing a software patch on WCOSS during this period. NCO Linux
> Sysadmin Doug Gaer diagnosed the cause and verified that the problem was
> resolved at 21Z Friday.
> >
> > 2. ATCF issues: Hurricane Specialist Lixion Avila reported that the
> performance of the ATCF is getting sluggish for Hurricane Jose. The ATCF
> A-deck is currently 35 MB in size (approaching the final size of Irma's
> A-deck, 39 MB).
> >
> > Acting HSU Branch Chief Mike Brennan does not want to split the A-deck
> at this time. The Hurricane Specialists can minimize this sluggishness by
> not displaying certain analyses in the ATCF GUI.
> >
> > Other items:
> > Synopsis:
> >
> > With a hurricane (Jose) approaching the east coast of the US, a
> depression (TD 14), and a wave in the Atlantic basin, plus a hurricane
> (Norma) and a depression (TD 15) in the Pacific basin, NHC Hurricane
> Specialists are quite busy and focused this Saturday morning.
> >
> > All IT systems functioning normally. Key Messages for Jose appearing on
> NHC web site.
> >
> > NHC RFCs:
> >
> >
>
>


-- 
Chris Mello
National Hurricane Center
TSB
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