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NOUS41 KILN 301651
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INZ050-058-059-066-073>075-080-KYZ089>100-OHZ026-034-035-042>046-
051>056-060>065-070>074-077>082-088-302300-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
1251 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

...WILMINGTON OHIO /KILN/ WSR-88D DOPPLER RADAR UNDERGOING
EXTENDED MAINTENANCE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OHIO /KILN/ WSR-88D
DOPPLER RADAR IS UNDERGOING EXTENDED MAINTENANCE TO REPLACE A KEY
CENTRAL COMPONENT. ONCE THIS MAINTENANCE IS COMPLETE...THE RADAR
WILL UNDERGO TESTING AND CALIBRATION OVER SEVERAL DAYS TO ENSURE
QUALITY DATA.

THE OUTAGE IS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY...AUGUST 1ST. USERS MAY SEE
RADAR DATA BEFORE THEN /ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT/ AS CALIBRATION AND
TESTING BEGINS...BUT TECHNICIANS INDICATE THIS DATA SHOULD NOT BE
RELIED UPON AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO OUTAGES OR INACCURACIES.

NWS METEOROLOGISTS WILL USE SURROUNDING WSR-88D RADARS AS WELL
AS FAA TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADARS /TDWR/ NEAR
CINCINNATI...COLUMBUS...AND DAYTON FOR HAZARDOUS WEATHER DETECTION
DURING THIS OUTAGE.

A NEW PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT WILL BE SENT WHEN THE RADAR
RETURNS TO FULL OPERATING CAPACITY.

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