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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
530 PM HST WED MAY 17 2017  
   
..SYSTEM UPGRADE FOR SOUTH POINT NEXRAD
 
 
THE SOUTH POINT NEXRAD OR COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE NAALEHU NEXRAD  
WITH THE CALL SIGN PHWA/HWC, WILL BE DOWN FOR ABOUT 10 DAYS  
FOR A SYSTEM UPGRADE STARTING WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 AND LASTING TO  
SATURDAY, MAY 27. THE SYSTEM WILL BE TURNED OFF BY 9 AM HST  
WEDNESDAY, AND RETURNED TO SERVICE BY 5 PM HST SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
IF ALL GOES ACCORDING TO PLAN AND THE WEATHER COOPERATES, THE  
RADAR WILL LIKELY BE UP AND RUNNING BY THIS SATURDAY, MAY 20, BUT  
THERE WILL BE A TESTING PERIOD LASTING TO THE 27TH.  
 
TECHNICIANS WILL BE SWAPPING OUT PIECES OF HARDWARE, DOING ROUTINE  
MAINTENANCE, AND THE LOADING OF A NEW SOFTWARE.  
 
WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.  
 
WFO HFO  
 

 
 
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