960710: DECOMMISSIONING OF THE OMAHA WSR-74C ... CORRECTION ... (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
105 PM WED JUL 10 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 ..... 
             OMAHA ... NEBRASKA


                       ..... CORRECTION .....

                       ....... NOTICE .......

SINCE THE OMAHA ... NEBRASKA ... DOPPLER WEATHER
SURVEILLANCE RADAR /WSR-88D/ HAS BEEN COMMISSIONED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ... USERS NOTIFIED AND SERVICES
CONFIRMED ... THE MAJOR CRITERIA FOR DECOMMISSIONING THE
WSR-74C AT OMAHA /RADAR IDENTIFIER - OVN/ HAVE BEEN
COMPLETED.  THEREFORE ... THE OMAHA WSR-74C RADAR WILL BE
DECOMMISSIONED OFFICIALLY ON WEDNESDAY ... JULY 10 ... 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 OF CALL /301/ 713-0070.

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