Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
401 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...UPDATE ON LLANO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OUTAGE....

...LLANO NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER WWF-91 REMAINS OFF THE AIR...

THE LLANO NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER WWF-91 WHICH OPERATES ON
162.425 MHZ IS CURRENTLY OFF THE AIR. THE TRANSMITTER AND
EQUIPMENT WAS DAMAGED FROM A LIGHTNING STRIKE. THE TRANSMITTER
AND WEATHER RADIO BROADCAST WILL BE OFF THE AIR UNTIL REPAIRS CAN
BE MADE. CREWS WERE ABLE TO CLIMB THE TOWER WEDNESDAY AND FOUND
EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO ANTENNA WIRING AND CABLE. BECAUSE OF THIS
DAMAGE...THE TIME FRAME FOR REPAIR WORK WILL HAVE TO BE EXTENDED
SEVERAL MORE DAYS...POSSIBLY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

RESIDENTS MAY BE ABLE TO RECEIVE BROADCASTS FROM NEARBY
TRANSMITTERS IN AUSTIN 162.400 MHZ...KERRVILLE 162.450 MHZ...AND
SAN SABA 162.525 MHZ OR GO DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE WEBPAGE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AUSTIN

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