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000 NOUS41 KRNK 041942 PNSRNK NCZ005-006-VAZ010>014-016>019-022>024-032>034-043-044-058-050745- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 242 PM EST Thu Mar 4 2021 ...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT... ...NOAA WEATHER RADIO WXL60 (ROANOKE VA) OFF THE AIR UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON MAR 5, 2021... NOAA Weather Radio WXL60 transmitting from Roanoke, VA and operated by the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, VA will be out of service until Friday afternoon March 5, 2021. A phone line between Blacksburg and Roanoke is out of service. Our technicians and Verizon technicians are aware of the problem and have planned to make the repairs at the site Friday morning. If any further delays in repair are expected, this message will be updated accordingly. We apologize for the inconvenience of this NOAA Weather Radio being out of service for such an extended period of time. In the meantime, we encourage listeners to use one of the neighboring radios for NOAA Weather Radio. These include WZ2500 operating on a frequency of 162.450 mhz from Wytheville VA,WXL92 operating on a frequency of 162.550 mhz from Lynchburg VA,and WXL42 operating on a frequency of 162.400 mhz from Winston Salem, North Carolina. $$ 07 is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.