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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
953 AM CDT MON SEP 9 2019  
 
...TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN, MN RADAR (KMPX) OUT OF SERVICE FOR A  
SCHEDULED MAJOR UPGRADE...  
 
THE KMPX WSR-88D OPERATED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN  
CHANHASSEN, MN, IS OUT OF SERVICE FOR TECHNICIANS TO PERFORM A MAJOR  
UPGRADE. A RETURN TO SERVICE IS ESTIMATED FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER  
19, BUT WEATHER AND EQUIPMENT DELAYS MAY PUSH THIS DATE BACK AS FAR  
AS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30.  
 
DURING THE OUTAGE, DATA FROM ADJACENT NWS RADARS WILL BE AVAILABLE  
INCLUDING: DULUTH, MN (KDLH), LA CROSSE, WI (KARX), DES MOINES, IOWA  
(KDSM), SIOUX FALLS, SD (KFSD), ABERDEEN, SD (KABR), GRAND FORKS, ND  
(KMVX), AND DULUTH, MN (KDLH). TO VIEW THIS DATA ONLINE, PLEASE  
VISIT RADAR.WEATHER.GOV. ADDITIONAL C-BAND RADAR DATA OVER EASTERN  
MINNESOTA AND WEST-CENTRAL WISCONSIN WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED BY THE  
FAA-OPERATED MSP TERMINAL DOPPLER RADAR (KMSP TDWR).  
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS OUTAGE, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE  
AT WEATHER.GOV/KMPX_SLEP_PEDESTAL_REFURBISHMENT.  
 

 
 
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