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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1201 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

...NWS Wilmington`s Weather Radar is Operational as Upgrade Has Been

The WSR-88D weather radar in Shallotte, NC has been returned to
service as the hardware and software upgrades have been completed.

This upgrade was the first of four major upgrades planned in the
next five years to replace and refurbish major components of the 20
year old WSR-88D radars and to keep them operational into the 2030s.


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