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NOUS43 KBIS 170510  
PNSBIS  
NDZ002>005-011>013-180530-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND  
1210 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
   
..THE BISMARCK WEATHER RADAR REMAINS NON-OPERATIONAL
 
 
THE BISMARCK DOPPLER RADAR IS IN NEED OF MAINTENANCE AND PARTS  
HAVE BEEN ORDERED TO FIX THE PROBLEM. THEREFORE, THE RADAR WILL BE  
PLACED IN STANDBY MODE UNLESS THERE IS A THREAT OF SEVERE  
WEATHER. IN THAT CASE, THE RADAR WILL BE RETURNED TO OPERATION  
FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT AND THEN RETURNED TO STANDBY AFTER  
THE SEVERE THREAT HAS PASSED.  
 
SURROUNDING RADARS ARE KMBX NEAR MINOT, KMVX AT MAYVILLE, KABR AT  
ABERDEEN, SOUTH DAKOTA, KUDX NEAR RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA, AND  
KGGW AT GLASGOW, MONTANA.  
 

 
 
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