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000 NOUS41 KBTV 171658 PNSBTV NYZ026>031-034-035-087-VTZ001>012-016>019-181830- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Burlington VT 1257 PM EDT Wed May 17 2017 ...Upcoming KTYX and KCXX Radar Outages... The weather radars (WSR-88D) used by the National Weather Service Office in Burlington, VT will be down for approximately four days for technicians to install an important technological upgrade. The work on the WSR-88D has been scheduled to minimize any potential impacts to office operations and will be delayed if hazardous weather if forecast. The WSR-88D at Fort Drum (KTYX) will be unavailable from approximately Monday May 15, 2017 through Thursday May 18, 2017. The WSR-88D at Burlington, VT (KCXX) will be unavailable from approximately Tuesday May 23, 2017 through Friday May 26, 2017. During the outage, radar coverage is available from adjacent radar sites including Albany and Buffalo, NY and Gray ME. A new signal processor will be installed, which replaces obsolete technology, improves processing speed and data quality, provides added functionality, and supports IT security. $$ is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.