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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
928 AM EDT Fri May 4 2018

...KMHX RADAR OUTAGE THROUGH NEXT SUNDAY MAY 13TH...

The KMHX WSR-88D Doppler radar located in Newport, NC will be down
through next Sunday, May 13th for the installation of a critical
replacement part.

An engineering team from the Radar Operations Center (ROC) in
Norman, Oklahoma will replace the bull gear, a primary gear for
turning the radar antenna.

During the outage, radar coverage will be available from adjacent
radar sites in Raleigh, NC (KRAX), Wilmington, NC (KLTX), and
Wakefield, VA (KAKQ).

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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