960213: Comm of Pocatello & Decom of Buffalo (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
100 PM EST TUE FEB 13 1996

ATTENTION    ALL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) OFFICES/ 
             FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS / NOAA WEATHER WIRE
             SERVICE SUBSCRIBERS / OTHER NWS PRODUCT USERS

FROM         DONALD R. WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE

SUBJECT      NEXRAD COMMISSIONING NOTICE... POCATELLO... IDAHO
              


                       ..... NOTICE .....

ANOTHER MILESTONE IN THE DOPPLER... WEATHER SURVEILLANCE RADAR... 
(WSR-88D) PROGRAM WILL BE REACHED ON FEB 16... 1996... WHEN THE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) COMMISSIONS THE WSR-88D RADAR FOR 
POCATELLO... IDAHO (RADAR IDENTIFIER - SFX).  THIS WILL BRING THE 
TOTAL OF COMMISSIONED NWS WSR-88D RADARS TO 89.

COMMISSIONING MEANS THAT THESE RADARS ARE NOW ISSUING PRODUCTS... 
SUCH AS THE RADAR OBSERVATION (ROB) MESSAGE... IN AN OFFICIAL
CAPACITY.  ALSO...PRODUCTS FROM THE NEXRAD INFORMATION DISSEMINATION
SERVICE WILL NO LONGER HAVE AN EXPERIMENTAL OR TEST MESSAGE APPENDED
TO THEM.  

PERSONS WISHING MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE WSR-88D SHOULD
CONTACT THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE OR CALL 
301 713-0070.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
0200 PM EST TUE FEB 13 1996

ATTENTION    ALL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) OFFICES/ 
             FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS / NOAA WEATHER
             WIRE SERVICE SUBSCRIBERS / OTHER NWS PRODUCT
             USERS

FROM         DONALD R. WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE

SUBJECT      RADAR DECOMMISSIONING NOTICE... BUFFALO... 
               NEW YORK                


                       ..... NOTICE .....

      THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) WSR-57 RADAR AT
BUFFALO... NEW YORK... (RADAR IDENTIFIER - BUF)... WILL BE
DECOMMISSIONED OFFICIALLY ON FEB 14... 1996.

      DECOMMISSIONING MEANS THAT THIS RADAR IS NO LONGER
ISSUING PRODUCTS... SUCH AS THE RADAR OBSERVATION (ROB)
MESSAGE... IN AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY.

      PERSONS WISHING MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE
CURRENT RADAR NETWORK SHOULD CONTACT THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE OR CALL (301) 713-0070.

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