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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
701 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
..KCXX RADAR OUTAGE
 
 
THE KCXX WEATHER RADAR (WSR-88D) USED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE OFFICE IN BURLINGTON, VT WILL BE DOWN FOR APPROXIMATELY  
FOUR DAYS FOR TECHNICIANS TO INSTALL AN IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGICAL  
UPGRADE. THE WORK ON THE WSR-88D HAS BEEN SCHEDULED TO MINIMIZE  
ANY POTENTIAL IMPACTS TO OFFICE OPERATIONS AND WILL BE DELAYED IF  
HAZARDOUS WEATHER IF FORECAST.  
 
THE WSR-88D AT BURLINGTON, VT (KCXX) WILL BE UNAVAILABLE FROM  
TODAY, TUESDAY MAY 23, 2017 THROUGH FRIDAY MAY 26, 2017.  
 
DURING THE OUTAGE, RADAR COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE FROM ADJACENT  
RADAR SITES INCLUDING MONTAGUE, ALBANY, AND BUFFALO, NY AND GRAY  
ME.  
 
A NEW SIGNAL PROCESSOR WILL BE INSTALLED, WHICH REPLACES OBSOLETE  
TECHNOLOGY, IMPROVES PROCESSING SPEED AND DATA QUALITY, PROVIDES  
ADDED FUNCTIONALITY, AND SUPPORTS IT SECURITY.  
 

 
 
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