960104: Lincoln Commissioning-ABUS34 (fwd)

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ABUS34 KSPI 031722
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1122 AM CST WED JAN 3 1996

...THE LINCOLN NWS DOPPLER RADAR COMMISSIONING IS ON AGAIN...

THE COMMISSIONING OF THE NEW WSR-88D DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR AT THE
LINCOLN IL NWS SITE HAS AGAIN BEEN SCHEDULED FOR NOON...TODAY
...WEDNESDAY...JANUARY 3RD.

THIS DECISION WAS MADE DUE TO THE CONTINUING CHANGES IN THE
CURRENT FURLOUGH SITUATION BROUGHT ON BY THE FEDERAL BUDGET
IMPASSE.

COMMISSIONING OF THE LINCOLN NWS WSR-88D DOPPLER RADAR MEANS THAT
IT IS NOW THE "OFFICIAL RADAR" FOR THE NWS IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS.