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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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