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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
845 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

...DAVIS RADAR OUTAGE FOR MAINTENANCE AUG 21 2014 TO AUG 23 2014...

THE KDAX WSR-88D RADAR AT DAVIS CALIFORNIA WHICH IS OWNED AND OPERATED
BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO WILL UNDERGO MAINTENANCE
FOR THREE DAYS STARTING THIS THURSDAY. THE WORK WILL BEGIN THURSDAY
AUGUST 21 2014 AT APPROXIMATELY 700 AM PDT AND FINISH ON SATURDAY
AFTERNOON ON AUGUST 23 2014. DURING THIS WORK THE RADAR WILL BE
INOPERABLE AND NO DATA WILL BE AVAILABLE.

THE NEIGHBORING DOPPLER RADARS AT BEALE AIR FORCE BASE (KBBX), EUREKA
(KBHX), HANFORD (KHNX), MONTEREY (KMUX), AND RENO (KRGX) WILL CONTINUE
TO PROVIDE COVERAGE OVER PARTS OF THE KDAX AREA DURING THE OUTAGE.

THIS MAINTENANCE REQUIRES THE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF PARTS OF THE
RADOME STRUCTURE. COMPLETION OF THIS WORK WILL EXTEND THE LIFESPAN OF
THE RADAR AND HELP PROTECT SENSITIVE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT FROM THE
ELEMENTS.

NOAA`S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF WEATHER DATA,
FORECASTS AND WARNINGS FOR THE UNITED STATES AND ITS TERRITORIES.
NOAA`S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OPERATES THE MOST ADVANCED WEATHER AND
FLOOD WARNING AND FORECAST SYSTEM IN THE WORLD. HELPING TO PROTECT LIVES
AND PROPERTY AND ENHANCE THE NATIONAL ECONOMY. WORKING WITH PARTNERS,
NOAA`S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS BUILDING A WEATHER-READY NATION TO
SUPPORT COMMUNITY RESILIENCE IN THE FACE OF INCREASING VULNERABILITY TO
EXTREME WEATHER. VISIT US ONLINE AT WEATHER.GOV AND FOLLOW US ON
FACEBOOK AND TWITTER.

PLEASE CONTACT METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE DAN KEETON BY PHONE AT
916-979-3041 EXT. 222 OR EMAIL DAN.KEETON@NOAA.GOV WITH ANY QUESTIONS
OR CONCERNS.

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