960529: DECOMMISSIONING BILLINGS, MT, WSR-74C (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1130 AM EDT WED MAY 29 1996

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

SUBJECT:     RADAR DECOMMISSIONING NOTICE... 
             BILLINGS ... MONTANA      


                       ..... NOTICE .....

      THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WSR-74C RADAR AT
BILLINGS ... MONTANA ... /RADAR IDENTIFIER - BIL/... WILL BE
DECOMMISSIONED OFFICIALLY ON THURSDAY...MAY 30...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.